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Inscription

by later hand, lower center in brown ink: Giulio Romano

Provenance

Prosper Henry Lankrink, London (Lugt 2090); William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, Derbyshire (Lugt 718); William Mayor [d. 1874], London (Lugt 2799); probably Jeffrey Whitehead, London (sale, Christie's, London, 13 May 1903, no. 10). Helene C. Seiferheld, New York; William B. O'Neal [1907-1994], Charlottesville, VA, January 1961; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1961
Drawings from the Collection of William B. O'Neal, University of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Charlottesville, 1961, no. 1 (as Romano).
1971
Ten Years of Art in Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, January 1971.
1973
Master Drawings from the Collection of William B. O'Neal, Walter Cecil Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA and tour, 1973-1975 (as Romano), no. 20.
Bibliography
1875
A Brief Chronological Description of a Collection of Original Drawingsand Sketches...Formed by the late Mr. William Mayor. London, 1875, no. 51 (as Romano).
1962
Pouncey, Philip, and John A. Gere. Italian Drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum: Raphael and His Circle. London, 1962: 67, under no. 88.
1965
"In Virginia," Arts in Virginia, 5, no. 2 (Winter 1965), 22-23.
1975
"Drawings for Theater and Architecture: A Special View of a Noted Virginia Collection of Master Drawings," Arts in Virginia, 15 (Spring 1975): 2 (not illus.).
1993
National Gallery of Art. Drawings from the O'Neal Collection. Exh. cat. Washington, 1993, checklist p. 96.