74. [French school?]

Healing of the crippled and sick.

Late 16th or 17th c

Oblong drawing, pen and black ink, red chalk, brush and brown gouache heightened with white, 19 x 51,5 cm, 2 sheets of prepared laid paper (visible line where sheets meet, min. brown spots).

Stuck under passe-partout with gilt and brown border, under gilt wooden frame (not studied outside frame).

Panoramic scene set near a fortified castle with a monk-like figure blessing and healing a seated woman. Other cripples are gathering around the main scene. Possibly St Peter healing the crippled. The drawing is executed by a skilled draughtsman.

€ 300 / 400

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