A Cavalry Skirmish

A Cavalry Skirmish

A Cavalry Skirmish
Giacomo Cortese (Jacques Courtois) known as il Borgognone (1621-1676)
Italy
17th century
Ink over red chalk, with touches of grey wash on laid paper
Width 30.8 cm x height 19 cm
Museum no. Dyce 202

The vigour of the lines and their broad bluntish tips suggest this was drawn mainly with a reed pen.