N. A. Abildgaard
(b. Copenhagen 1743, d. Frederiksdal 1809)
Mythological scene with a woman with a torch and a child in classical robes. Unsigned. Drawing ink and wash on paper. Sheet size 23.5×17.5 cm.
The outlines of the figures, the hair, the folds of the costumes etc. are pricked out, which indicates that the drawing has been transferred to a canvas or to a wall or the like.
Provenance: Professor, doctor of Medicine Johs. C. Bock's collection, his auction Winkel & Magnussen 380, 1953 no. 2. Bruun Rasmussen auction 336, 1975 no. 367.