JEAN-HONORÉ FRAGONARD (Grasse 1732-1806 Paris)
Rinaldo ordering Sacripante to give back his horse (Orlando furioso, II, 3-6)
black chalk, brown and gray wash
1518 x 912 in. (38.3 x 24 cm)
see under lot 40.
E. Mongan, P. Hofer and J. Seznec, Fragonard. Drawings for Ariosto, London, 1945, p. 78, pl. 128 (as illustrating XXIV, 58, 60, Mandricardo charges upon Zerbino).
M.-A. Dupuy-Vachey, Fragonard et le Roland Furieux, Paris, 2003, no. 14, p. 378, ill.
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