'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma


Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
The construction of Alberti's Tempio Malatesta. Craftsmen cutting stone blocks, others drawing water from well. Precise rendering of architecture, pulleys etc… Coloured drawing.
Gold initial 'A(BSTULERAT)' on panel border with white vine-stem and seated putto holding vase.

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