Attributed to Giulio Romano
St. Sebastian, With His Raised Right Arm Tied to a Branch of a Tree
Pen and brown ink on paper; squared in black chalk.
9 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches (250 x 105 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed on verso at lower right, on top of an illegible inscription in red chalk, in pen and brown ink, "Tiziano".
Jean-Baptist-Joseph Wicar (no mark; see Lugt 2568); Sir Thomas Lawrence, London (1769-1830; Lugt 2445); Samuel Woodburn (no mark; see Lugt 2584); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York