2), the figure of Mergis is derived, in reverse, from the female figure in Posture 1 of Marcantonio Raimondi's Modi after Giulio Romano
, while in connection with the same artist's panel of Zopyrus and Darius, the source for the figure of Zopyrus is also independently given in D.
Other highlights of the auction were Titian's portrait of Giulio Romano
that the Duke of Mantua sold to England's King Charles I; Tintoretto's The Miraculous Draught of Fishes; a view of Venice by Francesco Guardi; and allegorical figures by his brother Gianantonio, all ex-Marcos, sequestered by PCGG.
The paintings described in the induction are apparently real stage properties--Sillars identifies the "wanton pictures" as engravings by Marcantonio Raimondi after Giulio Romano
and notes the prevalence of Renaissance paintings of Venus and Adonis--brought onstage by the Lord's servants (who themselves reveal their own confusion of the Ovidian tales and subjects displayed) in order to better contrive the gulling of Sly.
Among the terms are azure, basilisk, brazen, carnation, cherubim, counterfeit, disrobe, emerald, fancy, Giulio Romano
, gorgon, idolatry, jewel, likeness, pencil, raven, silence, tongue-tied, wanton, and wrought.
Si dimostrano ottime riduzioni in versi rimati all'insegna dell'ut pictura poesis oraziano nell'idea, come l'autore spiega nell'Avvertimento, di "fare quello che praticherebbe per avventura un giovine studioso di pittura, che dalle terribili grandiose tele di Michelangiolo e di Giulio romano
fortemente colpito, tentasse in poco spazio di restringerle con la matita sbozzandone i contorni ed i principali lineamenti" (3).
I did find the collection too Anglo-centric, particularly since the vast majority of automata and other mechanical devices that gripped the English Renaissance imagination were European or Arabic in origin: the Strasbourg clock; the hydraulic garden machinery of Pratolino; the metal men of the Alexander romances; even Hermione's statue is purportedly sculpted by an Italian, Giulio Romano
. It might also have been nice to include more scholarship by scholars working in other disciplines, particularly the history of art, a field likewise currently preoccupied with questions of lifelikeness, vivency, artifice, and verisimilitude.
Therefore, the mountain-like creatures shown in paintings such as Giulio Romano
's The Battle of Zama were not similar to those employed by the great Carthaginian.
We beat one of Jim Bolger's, Giulio Romano
, ridden by Kevin Manning, by a neck."
One thinks of Giulio Romano
's slipping voussoirs at Mantua.' The risky game that Stirling plays is clearly Mannerism, although Summerson, like Eisenman, does not use the word.
In this 2-volume catalogue, the first of a 3-part series, the drawings, copies, or retouching that Rubens made of works by Raphael, Giulio Romano
, Polidoro da Caravaggio, and Perino del Vaga are described.