Paris Awarding the Apple to Venus by Francesco Albani was created in 1560. The drawing is in National Gallery of Art Washington DC. The size of the work is 24,6 x 25,3 cm and is made as an red chalk on paper.
The Artist: Francesco Albani or Albano (1578 – 1660) was an Italian Baroque painter. He was active in Bologna, Rome, Viterbo, Mantova and Florence. He was the lead student of Carracci. The artist completed around 45 works at the Carracci School. He worked on pastoral figures in ancient mythology.