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Drawing - 	Jupiter subduing the gian
  • Jupiter subduing the gian
    Perino del Vaga, born 1501 - died 1547
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Jupiter subduing the gian

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century to early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Perino del Vaga, born 1501 - died 1547 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk, pen and ink and watercolour

  • Museum number:

    E.5265-1958

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 115

Physical description

Drawing depicting Jupiter subduing the giants. On two sheets, joined.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

late 16th century to early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Perino del Vaga, born 1501 - died 1547 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk, pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 36.51 cm, Width: 60.01 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Jupiter subduing the giants, after Perino del Vaga, Italy, 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 175.

The text is as follows:

copies after
VAGA, PERINO DEL

372

Jupiter subduing the giants
Black chalk, pen and ink and water-colour
14 3/8 x 23 5/8 (365 x 594) E.526-1958

PROVENANCE Given by Lady Kelly in accordance with the wish of Mrs C. A. Spier 1958

A copy (16th century) after the fresco by Perino in the Sala dei Giganti in the Palazzo DOria, Genoa. The drawing is made up of two equal sheets pasted together. The right edge is considerably torn.

Materials

Chalk; Pen and ink; Watercolour

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Copy

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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