Van der Doort c.1639

Said to be (copied after) Giulio Romano

Rape of Europa, where Jupiter in the shape of a white bull running away with her, Cupid flying before to conduct her, three nymphs in disturbance lamenting the loss of their mistress, half-life-size, full-length

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 44, № 14
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
3ft x 3ft 10in (91.4 x 116.8cm)
light from the right
blue gilded frame
Mantua piece
defaced by quicksilver
Room description extended: 
Towards the Orchard
Charles II inventory c1666: 
Whitehall, № 65, 89 x 119
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Giulio Romano