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A sacrifice to Jupiter, after Polidoro; Jupiter with his eagle seated on a pedestal, a row of figures on either side, and a man kneeling on an altar cutting the throat of a lamb
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash
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Height: 224 millimetres
Width: 206 millimetres
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- Copy after Polidoro's lost fresco between two first floor windows, Palazzo Gaddi, Rome.
Lit: P. Pouncey and J.A. Gere, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Raphael and his circle', London, 1962, I, no. 228, II, pl 195: L. Ravelli, 'Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio', Bergamo, 1978, p. 347, no. 615.
Pouncey & Gere 1962
See SL,5223.28 for curatorial comment
Literature: BM Guide, 1901, no. A 19.
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