Battle of the Horatii

about 1538
Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.7 x 47.8 cm (10 7/8 x 18 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1699

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache on light tan antique laid paper, squared in black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto, in ink, l.r.: Julio Romano

Provenance

Fürst von Hohenzollern-Hechingen; by descent to Fürst von Hohenzollern-Hechingen family; to private collection (Canada); to Gallery Kekko, (Toronto, Canada); to Christie's, July 2, 1996, lot 90 (London, England); acquired by Jeffrey E. Horvitz; by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeffrey and Carol Horvitz