Venetian school from the 18th century
Medea flees in a chariot after the death of Pelias
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, white gouache highlights, black chalk, traces of red chalk.
Inscription in pen and brown ink upper right …a
195 x 198 mm – 7 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.
Inscription in pencil 628/Hut on the back, lower right.
This episode is taken from an episode of Ovid’s Metamorphoses Book VII, Medea destroys Pelias (Medea has Pelias killed by her daughters).
Condition report – Good general condition. Mounted in a false margin.