17th.Century Florentine School Pen and ink drawing Depicting Endymion gazing at the crescent moon.
Pen and brown ink over black chalk and blue wash, with white heightening on paper, laid down
20.5 x 21.3 cms
Bears inscription gennaro laudi on the mount; dated 1684 on the laid down paper.
Lugt unidentified mark (L. 2099). Joanna Booth Collection.
The collector's mark on the present work can be found on Florentine drawings from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries as recorded in Lugt's Inventory in 1921 and 1956.