Giulio Romano

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Giulio Romano
1499-1546
Cybele on Chariot Pulled by Two Lions
Pen and brown ink and wash, on parchment.
6 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (166 x 192 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 16c
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Inscribed at upper left, in pen and brown ink, "Cibeles dt[symbol] 1544%"; on verso, at lower center, in graphite, "g2- / giulio Romano"; at center, in pen and brown ink, "45"; at lower left, "jB(?)"; on mount, beneath drawing, in graphite, "in(?) Blaisot/ Paris/ mars(?) 1877".

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

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