Giulio Romano

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Giulio Romano
1499-1546
Pluto and Cerberus
Pen and brown ink and wash, on parchment.
6 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (158 x 166 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 16b
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Inscribed on verso, at center, in pen and brown ink, "Pluto"; at lower left, in pen and black ink, "60"; on mount, beneath drawing, in graphite, "in(?) Blaisot/ Paris/ mars(?) 1877".

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Praun, Nuremberg (?; see Lugt 1965); 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.
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Watermark: none.

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Praun, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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