Gala (Messina), 1711 – Gala, 1793
Olympias, mother of Alexander the Great
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spagna
Pencil on paper. Not on display
Inventory number: D003831
Dimension: Height: 480 mm.; Width: 337 mm.
Series: Cuaderno de Ajello, Dibujo 1
Provenance: Royal Collection
This drawing belongs to the Ajello Sketchbook, a group of fifty-nine unbound pencil drawings that were models for engraving to illustrate a descriptive calendar of sculptures that Philip V and his wife, Elizabeth of Farnesio, had gathered in the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso.
Souce: Museo Nacional del Prado