1499 Rome – Mantua 1546

workshop of GIULIO ROMANO
1499 Rome – Mantua 1546

Adoration of the Magi 1530

pen and brown ink with wash and white heightening on prepared light-brown paper, squared in pencil and red chalk; tipped at left onto an eighteenth-century album sheet 270 x 345 mm (10 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches)

annotated in pen and ink in the upper left corner of the verso of the sheet Bb / No 46, further inscribed above Polidoro, again above center Polidoro da Caravaggio, and at lower center Fran del Borgo

Jan Pietersz. Zoomer, Amsterdam (Lugt 1511) Sir Francis Ferrand Foljambe (1750–1814), Osberton Hall, Scofton near Worksop, Nottinghamshire; thence by descent