Daedalus and Icarus

A work made of pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of lead white, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, with stray graphite marks, cut out and laid down on cream laid paper, laid down on tan laid card.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of lead white, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, with stray graphite marks, cut out and laid down on cream laid paper, laid down on tan laid card.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Giulio Pippi, called Giulio Romano
Italian, c. 1499-1546

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giulio Romano

Title

Daedalus and Icarus

Origin

Italy

Date

1530–1535

Medium

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of lead white, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, with stray graphite marks, cut out and laid down on cream laid paper, laid down on tan laid card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, on mount, in graphite: "T 97"; verso, center, on mount, in pen and brown ink: "7. Giulio Romano. Daedalus+Icarus, beautifully finished/in his most careful manner: bistre heightened with white:/designed for the fresco executed in the palace of Te in/Mantua. Size 101½2 x 81½4. From the Collections of the Count/Bianconi, T. Dimsdale+Sir Thomas Lawrence"

Dimensions

269 x 209 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1998.97

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