Massaroni [ink mss.]
Pen and ink drawing on coarse wove paper, sheet 220 x 185mm. 8¾ x 7¼".
Italian Brigand Chief Alessandro Massaroni (1790 - 1821). His exploits were immortalised in the 1823 book 'Events of the life of Massaroni, an Italian bandit' by Bartolomeo Pinelli, illustrated by his plates. By a competent hand, probably from a 19th century sketch book.
[Ref: 16090] £130.00