The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Initial 'A' with Galeazzo Maria Sforza in prayer
  • Manuscript cutting
  • Initial 'A' with Galeazzo Maria Sforza in prayer
  • Christophoro da Preda (+1486)
  • Milan, Italy
  • probably 1477
  • Gouache on vellum
  • Image size: 22.4 x 18.9 cm, initial
    Image size: 9.7 x 22.8 cm, border
  • Signature: 'Opus Xpstofori de Predis VII die Aprilis 147(-)' On gold partly rubbed
  • M342
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Commentary
History
  • Probably aquired by Sir Richard Wallace.