Inscribed di Ago Melissi in pen and brown ink on the mount, black and red chalk and pen and black ink, watermark encircled sun, sheet extended
388 x 255 mm. (15 1/4 x 10 in.)
Melissi was a pupil of Matteo Rosselli and Biliverti. He worked for the Medici family and made cartoons for the tapestry workshops in Florence. Another drawing by the artist was also on the market in 1999 at Sothebys, 14 April, lot 64.