Attributed to Giulio Romano
Proserpina and Envy
Pen and brown ink and wash, on parchment.
6 5/16 x 6 1/4 inches (160 x 155 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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.
The personification of Envy corresponds with that in Cesare Ripa's "Iconologia."