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Neptune Holding a Trident and Standing on a Dolphin

Artist:
Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Date:
1499–1546
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
8 1/8 x 3 5/8in. (20.7 x 9.2cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.30
Not on view
Marking: Stamped lower left with the collectors' marks of Thomas Banks (Lugt 2423) and Richard George Mathews (Lugt 2213). Verso: stamped, on former backing, with the collector's mark of Ambrose Poynter (Lugt 161).
Thomas Banks (British, Lambeth baptised 1738–1805 London); Ambrose Poynter (British, London 1796–1886 Dover); Sir Edward John Poynter (British (born France), Paris 1836–1919 London); his sale, Sotheby's, London, April 24–25, 1918, part of lot 57 (to Mathews); Richard George Mathews (Canadian, Montreal 1870–1955); Donor: Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971)
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. 103, fig. no. 103, p. 110, ill.



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