Attributed to Giulio Romano
Orpheus Led Before Pluto by Proserpina?
Pen and brown ink and wash,con parchment.
7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches (190 x 212 mm; maximum dimensions)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed at lower right in black chalk, "11 (very faint) 15".
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.
Possibly attributed to Studio of Giulio Romano.