22 January 2003
Giulio Pippi, called Giulio Romano (Rome 1499-1546 Mantua)
A priestess leading a sacrificial goat
inscribed '..nfranco molto bru..' and with calligraphic exercises (verso)
pen and brown ink, the corners cut
5 x 3½ in. (126 x 86 mm.)
An unidentified collector's monogram 'G.F.M.' on the mount.
with H. Shickman, New York.
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Probably a late drawing by the artist.
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