Blenheim Palace Sarcophagus: Bacchanale with Lion's Head
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Inscribed recto, upper right, in pen and brown ink: "Girolimo da Carpi"
19.4 × 28.5 cm (7 11/16 × 11 1/4 in.)
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Marita Horster, “Eine unbekannte Renaissance-Zeichnung nach römischen Sarkophagen,” Archäologischer Anzeiger, Beiblatt zum Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 90 (1975), pp. 417ff.
Lubomir Konecny, “Eine Zeichnung Battista Francos im Schlesischen Museum zu Opava, Arte Veneta 31 (1977), pp. 53-59.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 117-18, no. 149 (ill.).
Frederick R. Aikman; sold, Puttick & Simpson, London, Mar. 14, 1913, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right and verso, lower right, in black]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922.
McCullagh & Giles 149
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