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A Herd of Cattle

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Queen Christina of Sweden; to her residuary legatee, Cardinal Decioo Azzolini, Rome; to his nephew Marquis Pompeo Azzolini; sold to Prince Livio Odescalchi, Rome; sold to Philip of Orleans, Galerie du Palais Royal; in 1792 passed to Philippe Egalite; sold to a banker in Brussels; Sotheby's, 20 November, 1957, lot 67; H.M. Calmann, London; purchased December 1959

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2



Sheet: 10.8 x 17.5 cm (4 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. ) Mount: 22.5 x 38.7 cm (8 7/8 x 15 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Red chalk and gray-green wash over black chalk


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