David Slaying Goliath
'David Slaying Goliath', a drawing by Giulio (or Julio) Romano (1499-1546), first half of the 16th century. Pencil and chalk on paper with gilt detail. This is an original drawing for a picture now in the Palazzo del Te, Mantua, Italy. Romano is mentioned as a sculptor by Shakespeare in 'The Winter's Tale', V.ii.105: 'That rare Italian master, Julio Romano'; he was Raphael's chief pupil, a one-time head of the Roman School of Painting, and was well known as an architect.