Drawing, Isometric View of Torra de Ottaggio
This is a drawing. It was style of Jacques Callot. It is dated 1610–35 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is pen and brown ink on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.
Its dimensions are
28.3 × 38.2 cm (11 1/8 × 15 1/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: A Torra di Ottaggio attaccata alli [...] di Aprile 1625 / da S.A. di Sanoia / B Castello che si dette fuoco p[er] suspetto dell Inimico / a alcuni barili di poluere, e uolo [...] / C Venuta dell Duca di Sausia / D posto dello squadrone di Lodovico Guasco che / si ritiro, e fu rotto e si impadrouirono dell Borgo (A Castle and village of Ottaggio attacked on April 8, 1625 by His Highness of Savoy / B Castle which was blown up by firing (igniting) some kegs of powder, a work suspected to have been done by the enemy. [The castle] blew in [...] / C Road of access followed by the Duke of Savoy / D Site in which the squadron of Lodovico Guasco was located. [This squadron] retreated, was utterly defeated and thus [the invaders] captured the town.)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Isometric View of Torra de Ottaggio; Style of Jacques Callot ; France; pen and brown ink on cream laid paper; 28.3 × 38.2 cm (11 1/8 × 15 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-67