Prints and Drawings
Artist: Franz Karl Palko, Central European, 1724–1767

The Astronomer Galileo (The Sense of Sight?)

ca. 1750–60

Pen and brown ink over black chalk

Sheet: 23.5 x 20 cm (9 1/4 x 7 7/8in.); Framed: 52.1 x 39.4 cm (20 1/2 x 15 1/2in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2004.3.1
Culture: 
Central European
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

General A.F. Andreossy (according to inscription on verso); E. Calando (Lugt 837); Private Collection (Monroe Warshaw), New York

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 28, 196–97, no. 65, ill.

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