WORKSHOP OF FRANCOIS PERRIER (PONTARLIER 1590 - PARIS 1650)
Annunciation in a classical landscape
pen and brown ink over black chalk with grey wash on paper
188 x 287 mm (7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)
The style of the present work compares with that of Francois Bourlier (1617/1626?-?), pupil of Perrier, examples of which can be found in the Album Perrier donated to the Musée du Louvre in 1880 by Danish collector Colonel Andreas Krag of Copenhaguen (inv. RF879 to RF1060).
(1) L-A. Prat, 'Un bien curieux album', Le Dessin Français au XVIIe, Paris, 2013, pp. 326-329
Estimated at £700 - £900