A design for the decoration of the altar wall of a church, the Virgin and Child on clouds with St Leonard and St Lucy and a donor; a landscape between the saints and two putti supporting drapery above Pen and brown ink, with watercolour and bodycolour, over red chalk, the outlines of the Child and the Virgin's head and shoulders pricked for transfer Verso: Similar composition but with the Virgin and Child seated within an architectural framework Pen and brown ink Pouncey & Gere 1962 On the recto, the preliminary drawing in red chalk shows the side and back walls completed behind the canopy, with the central opening flanked by two rectangular niches, all three being the same height as the openings in the side-walls. The l.-hand upright panel in the basamento (a door?) and the donor's figure above, were added when the outlines of the architecture had been inked over. The inside of the canopy behind the Virgin and Child is green over brown, and the outside, yellow fringed with blue; the Virgin wears a blue robe over red; S. Leonard, holding the fetters in his l. hand, wears a white Benedictine habit, and S. Lucy a pink cloak over a yellow robe; the altar-frontal is red, and the oblong panels on either side of it marbled in yellow and mauve; the general tone of the background is a brownish mauve; the landscape, yellow and blue with touches of green and mauve, suggests a Titianesque sunset.
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