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Design for a Flask with Chain Handles

Artist:
Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Date:
1540–46
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of leadpoint or soft black chalk
Dimensions:
10-7/8 x 8-3/4 in. (27.7 x 22.3 cm) Two fragments, 10.7 x 7.7 cm. and 27.7 x 15.5 cm., mounted on a sheet measuring 27.7 x 22.3 cm.
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.136.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower center, "fiascho fatto ... a lo Rmo / Cardinalla ... di Mantoa".
Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower center of old mount in Jonathan Richardson Sr's hand, "Giulio Romano"; on verso in W. Warrington's hand, "Girolamo Romanino / Born at Rome 1504 / Lot 250 / D / W Warrington / 23 -2 -39".
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); W. Warrington, British; Jules Féral- information from dealer; Henri Baderou, Paris
Hunter College Art Galleries, New York. "Giulio Romano, Master Designer (1499-1546)," September 14, 1999–November 24, 1999.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 101, fig. no. 101, p. 108, ill.

Janet Cox-Rearick Giulio Romano: Master Designer. Exh. cat., The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, and Hunter College of the City of New York. New York, 1999, pp. 70-71, no. 15 (entry by Margaret Schwartz).



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