Luigi Brenta, Active in Lombardy in the beginning of the 19th century: Madonna and Child Enthroned with Two Saints
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, framing lines in brush and brown ink
the sheet: 299 x 222 mm, 11¾x 8¾inch.
the drawing: 244 x 168 mm, 95/8x 65/8inch.
Inscribed in pen and brown ink on the verso lower side: Luigi Brenta socio. Direttore della fabrica/……
Few drawings by Luigi Brenta are known today. Two other drawings by the artist are in the National Gallery of Washington. All three works were executed using the same technique: pen, brown ink, and brown wash. The neoclassical style predominates in all of them.