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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Unknown
After: Giovanni Battista Fontana, Italian, c.1524–1587

Romulus, Fighting the Sabines, Asks Jupiter for Help

16th century

Pen and black ink and gray wash

Sheet: 13.7 × 18 cm (5 3/8 × 7 1/16 in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.66.75
Geography: 
Made in The Netherlands
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Italian, Flemish or Dutch
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

John Percival, first Earl of Egmont (1683-1748); John T. Graves; Robert Hoe (sale New York, Anderson Auction Company, April 15-19, 1912, Library of Robert Hoe, Part III, A-K, no. 949; Yale University Library (anonymous gift, 1957)

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.