Attributed to Giulio Romano
Design for a Pitcher with a Grotesque Mask and a Scallop-Shaped Lid
Pen and black ink, gray-brown wash, traces of graphite or lead point, on paper.
13 5/16 x 5 7/16 inches (338 x 138 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed on verso of lining, "17".
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.