Ermenegildo LODI (Cremona c.1575 - Cremona c.1616)
Study of a Man Sheathing a Sword, Looking Down
Pen and brown ink, over traces of an underdrawing in black chalk.
105 x 65 mm. (4 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Stylistically comparable with a small group of pen and ink drawings by Ermenegildo Lodi in the collection of the Galleria dell’Accademia in Venice.
Paul Sandby, London (Lugt 2112)
Anonymous sale, London, Christie’s South Kensington, 21 April 1998, part of lot 35
P. & D. Colnaghi, London, in 1998
Private collection, Middlesex
Thence by descent.