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A Roman Triumph; a procession with four soldiers at centre carrying a model of a temple, others carrying trophies, classical buildings and an equestrian statue on higher ground beyond, with a group of seated spectators; after Giulio Romano. c.1600-8
Red chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper
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Height: 440 millimetres
Width: 575 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- After the drawing by Giulio Romano at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv.no.3544 (in reverse) for the Scipio tapestries for Francois I, destroyed in the French Revolution
Rowlands, Rubens: Drawings & Sketches, BMP, 1977
This is a free copy, in reverse, of one of the 'Triumph of Scipio' drawings by Giulio Romano, now in the Louvre (inv.no.3549), made as designs for a series of tapestry cartoons (see F.Hartt, 'Giulio Romano', 1958, i, cat.no.259, and ii, fig.474).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977 BM, Rubens drawings and sketches, no.36
2002 June-Sep, Edinburgh, N.G. Scotland, 'Rubens and Italian Art'
2002 Sep-Dec, Nottingham, Djanogly Art Gall, 'Rubens and Italian Art'
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- Acquisition notes
- Stamped with old BM Crown. Not known how acquired.
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