BRAY, Jan de
(b. ca. 1627, Haarlem, d. 1697, Haarlem)

The Discovery of Achilles

1664
Pen in brown, grey wash, 278 x 306 mm
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen, Berlin

This very large drawing is related to a painting by the artist, now in the Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw. It is not a study for the painting but a copy by the artist himself. He is known to have produced other copies of this kind, probably in order to keep records of his paintings.