Figures of river god and four nymphs on a rock at the base of which a bull crouches. The letter F is shown in reverse at the center of figural grouping.


  • Title: Design for Illuminated Initial "F"
  • Creator: Gilles-Marie Oppenord
  • Date Created: ca. 1695
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and white gouache (corrections), green watercolor on paper, framing lines in pen and black ink, squared
  • Provenance: Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France, acquired after 1906
  • Inscribed: Inscribed in ? upper right corner: 34
  • Dimensions: 16.1 x 11 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

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