Van der Doort c.1639

Antonio Correggio

2nd, Unknown Story, one sitting figure with signs of Prudence, Obedience, Fortitude and Justice; another figure sitting in the manner of the Goddess of War with red broken staff of a lance, with a monster of wolf's head and dragon's tail under her feat...

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 157, № 2
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
(4ft 11 x 2ft 9) (149.9 x 83.8)
all-over gilded frame
Mantua piece
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
....[title continued] third an Egyptian measuring with compasses on a globe signifying astronomy, with a standing naked child by to be taught the sciences, 8 figures in all, 4 little full-length figures in landscape and 4 angels in the clouds. Companion piece to no 1
Hang notes: 
Wooden case, in the Cabinet Room;
Room description extended: 
Pictures and other things in store in several places and as yet unplaced
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 122 and MS Ash, 1514, f. 155
Interpreting the text: 
Text in brackets from the Ashmolean MS.
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

per Correggio