Artist Perino del Vaga, Italian, 1501-1547
Title
  • The Goddess Roma, the Wolf of Rome with the Infants Romulus and Remus, Victories and Putti
Date between 1538 and 1547
Medium pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk on discolored off white-paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/4 × 12 13/16 inches (28.6 × 32.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund, and Miscellaneous Gifts Fund
Accession Number 66.398
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on mount, lower right: Baglione
Inscribed, on paper strip, attached to mount, lower right corner: From the Collection of Charles Rogers
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on mount, verso, upper center: 110
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower center: C. Rogers
Inscribed, on attached printed clipping, on mount, verso, lower cenbter: Charles Rogers F.R.S. 4 [circled] S.A.L., Editor of "Imitatons | of Drawings by Old Masters," eminent collector. Born in | London, 1711, died 1784
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, below and to the right of clipping: Dr. Barry Delaney | Pulteney [?]
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on mount, verso, lower center: B.D-
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower right corner: D640-I
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower left corner: Cavaliere Giovanni Baglioni | Flourished at Rome | from 1572 to 1642
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower left corner: PHETTR
John Barnard (London, England);
Charles Rogers (London, England) (Lugt 624);
April 15, 1799, sold by T. Philipe (London, England);
Sir James Murray Pulteney;
June 1811, sold by (Christie's, London, England);
Dr. Barry Delaney (Kilkenny, Ireland) (Lugt 350);
June 5, 1872, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England);
1966, H. Shickman Gallery (New York, New York, USA);
1966-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Art in Italy. Exh. cat., Miami Art Center. Miami, 1969, no. 28.

Exhibition of Old Master Drawings at the H. Schickman Gallery. Exh. cat., H. Schickman Gallery. New York, 1966, no. 5 (pl. 5.).

Marabottini, A. Polidoro da Caravaggio. Rome, 1969, (pl. CXLIV) (fig. 1).

Ravelli, L. Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio. Milan, 1978 (fig. 611).

Wolk, Linda. "A Drawing by Perino del Vaga in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Its Significance and Position in Perino's Oeuvre." M.A. thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981, pp. 12-17.

Olszewski, Edward. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections. Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings, vol. 1-2. Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2008, vol. 1, p. 315, cat. 254 (ill.).