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A Crab Giulio Romano (Pippi)

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    Giulio Romano (Pippi) (1499 - 1546)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    pen and ink and wash on laid paper
    87 x 181 mm (drawing); 209 x 303 mm (mount)
    bottom left, stamped in black ink: R.H. [for Richard Houlditch, Lugt 2214]
    just to the right, in ink: 8
    lower centre, stamped in black ink: R [for Jonathan Richardson, senior, Lugt 2184]
    bottom right, stamped within a box in black ink: SR | JR [ for Sir Joshua Reynolds, Lugt 2364]

    On the front of the mount:
    lower centre, in ink: Giulio Romano.
    bottom right, in graphite: E. 200

    On the back of the mount:
    just below top, centre, in ink: B 43 | I. [?] 42 | D.
    just below centre, in ink: 1746/7
    top right, in ink, written down the sheet: 2[...]30
    bottom left, in red ink, written down the sheet: Lot 1167
    bottom right, in ink: [...] June 1854 | from Woodburns Collectn | .600. £ - 2. -
    just to the left, in graphite: 10. 6
    just above in graphite (recent): M. App. 1, no.82
    below and left of centre, in graphite (recent): [...] R H. Richard Hudsons Collectn | S R | I R [in a square box] Sir Joshua Reynolds do | R Jonathan Richardson do
    towards bottom left, the Ruskin School's stamp

    Samuel Richardson, senior

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, iii, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980), no. A82, p. 210

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 200

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Educational no. 200


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