JEAN-HONORÉ FRAGONARD (Grasse 1732-1806 Paris)
Spurred by dreams of Angelica, Orlando rushes to her rescue (Orlando furioso, VIII, 84)
black chalk, brown and gray wash, fragmentary watermark letters ‘LB’
1558 x 1018 in. (39.8 x 25.7 cm)
see under lot 40.
E. Mongan, P. Hofer and J. Seznec, Fragonard. Drawings for Ariosto, London, 1945, p. 67, pl. 44.
M.-A. Dupuy-Vachey, Fragonard et le Roland Furieux, Paris, 2003, no. 69, p. 383, ill.
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Orlando is awakened by a dream warning him Angelica is in danger.
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