Giulio Romano

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Giulio Romano
St. Jerome and an Episcopal Saint (Augustine?)
ca. 1520-1524
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor, and red chalk wash, on paper; squared in red chalk.
10 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches (273 x 201 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.

Watermark: none.


Inscribed on verso of lining, at center, in graphite, "Giulio Romano / ([...]) / credit; Pouncey".

Savoia-Aosta (Lugt 47a, according to old Scholz catalogue); Dukes of Savoy, Turin, and by descent to Tommaso Alberto Vittorio di Savoia-Genova (1854-1931), 12th Duke of Genova, Turin; Antonio Abrate (1834-1925), Turin, by 1881; Ernesto Bertarelli (1873-1957), Milan; possibly Francis Matthiesen (1898-1936), Geneva and London, by 1940; János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
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Savoy, Dukes of, former owner.
Savoia-Genova, Tommaso di, 1854-1931, former owner.
Abrate, Antonio, 1834-1925, former owner.
Bertarelli, Ernesto, 1873- former owner.
Matthiesen, Francis, 1897-1963, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 40.
Selected references: Oakland and elsewhere 1956, no. 34; Cologne 1963-64, no. 138; London and elsewhere 1968, no. 84; Providence 1973, no. 25; Washington and New York 1973-74, no. 2; Fellows Report 17 1976, 166- 67; Scholz 1976, no. 40; New York 1987, no. 65; New York 1999, no. 5.
Drawings from Lombardy and Adjacent Areas 1480-1620, exh. cat., Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland; Los Angeles County Museum; H. M. De Young Museum, San Francisco; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; and Seattle Museum of Art, 1956, no. 34 (follower of Gaudenzio Ferrari).
Italienische Meisterzeichnungen vom 14. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert aus amerikanischem Besitz: Die Sammlung Janos Scholz, New York, exh. cat., Kunsthalle, Hamburg, and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 1963, no. 138 (Giulio Romano).
Christopher White, Italian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz, exh. cat., Arts Council Gallery, London; National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh; and Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1968, no. 84 (Giulio Romano).
Michael Slavin in: Janetta R. Benton et al., Drawings and Prints of the First Maniera 1515-1535, exh. cat. Department of Art, Brown University at Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1973, no. 25, repr. (Giulio Romano).
Konrad Oberhuber and Dean Walker, Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1973, no. 2, repr. (Giulio Romano).
Italian Master Drawings 1350-1800 from the János Scholz Collection, New York, 1976, no. 40, repr. (Giulio Romano).
Charles Ryskamp, ed., Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library 1972-1974, New York, 1976, pp. 166-167.
John A. Gere, Drawings by Raphael and his Circle from British and North American Collections, exh. cat., The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1987, no. 65, repr. (Giulio Romano).
E. Homberg-Pinassi in: Janet Cox-Rearick, ed., Giulio Romano Master Designer, exh. cat., The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1999, pp. 42-43, no. 5, repr. (Giulio Romano)

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