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Old Master Paintings / Circle of Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), After Giulio Romano (Rome circa 1499-1546) Zephyr carrying Pysche over the Sea

Lot 266
Circle of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
(Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp)
After Giulio Romano (Rome circa 1499-1546)
Zephyr carrying Pysche over the Sea
12 April 2022, 10:30 BST
London, New Bond Street

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Circle of Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), After Giulio Romano (Rome circa 1499-1546)

Zephyr carrying Pysche over the Sea
brown ink with pen and point of a brush over black chalk heightened with buff bodycolour on ochre prepared paper
20 x 20cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8in).

Footnotes

Provenance
perhaps Nicholas Lanier (L.2885)
Sir Peter Lely (L. 2094)
Richard Cosway (L.628)
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L.2445)
Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (l.2710b), by descent to
Duke of Sutherland, Mertoun House, Roxburghshire
His sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1972, lot 27 (as Rubens after Giulio Romano)
With Galerie J. Krauss, Paris, 1977
Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 January 1994, lot 185 (as Attributed to Rubens, after Giuilo Romano)

Literature
Catalogue of the Ellesmere Collection of Drawings at Bridgewater House, London, 1898, no. 144
M. Jaffe, Rubens and Italy, 1977, pp. 44, 110, note 31, ill. pl. 134 (as Rubens, after Giulio Romano dated 1600-1605)
S. Massari, Giulio Romano pinxit et delineavit: Opere grafiche autografe di collaborazione e bottega, exh. cat., Rome, 1993, p. 229, under no. 213, ill. (as Rubens)
J. Wood, Rubens. Copies and Adaptations from Renaissance and Later Artists. Italian Artists, I.Raphael and his School(Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, Part XXVI, 2), London and Turnhout, 2010, p. 437, cat. no. R7.


The present work is a copy of one of Giulio Romano's octagonal ceiling frescoes in the Palazzo del Te, Mantua.

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