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A fool with a cauldron, surrounded by monkeys, from an album chiefly containing designs for glass-paintings; with a heraldic device and ornamental border. 1563
Pen and black ink, with grey wash and watercolour
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Height: 257 millimetres
Width: 257 millimetres (circular)
- Curator's comments
- For a description of the album see BM 1899-1-20-1. Related to a drawing in the Hermitage, St Petersburg (inv. no.35).For other drawings by Amman containing very similar rampant lions as coats of arms, see 'The Arms of Zimmern with elaborate strap-work and putti', formerly in the collection of Dr Hugo von Ziegler (1890-1966), see sale Sotheby's New York, 28th Jan. 2009, lot 21; and 'Rampant lion facing the front above a coat of arms, and two angels' in the École de Beaux-Arts, Paris (inv. no. O.1604).
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- For further details on the provenance of the album, see 1899,0120.1.
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