Van der Doort c.1639


8 figures one lying upon a rock in the sea, another in the air, 4 going in a boat to the shore, 2 bringing a horse down the hill to the shore (Psyche lies on a Rock)

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 43, № 6
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
2ft 10in x 5ft 3in (86.4 x 160cm)
9th of the pieces in fresco [watercolours - see MS. Ash 1514, f. 194], on panel
light from the right
11th of the 23 Italian collection pictures your majesty bought from William Frizell
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
Room description extended: 
Towards the Orchard
Original Manuscript page number: 
MS. Ash. 1514, f. 57 and V&A MS f. 8, no 3 (WS 203)
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Polidoro da Caravaggio