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Production People
Giovanni Battista de’ Cavalieri (Print made by)artist bio
Cavalieri, Giovanni Battista de’ [de’ Cavalleri; de Cavalleriis]
b Villa Lagarina, nr Trento, c. 1525; d Rome, 23 July 1601

Livio Agresti (After)artist bio
Agresti, Livio
b Forlì 1505
Title / Description
The Legend of the Cross
 
Date
1569
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
692 x 451 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed, dated and inscribed on a stone lower right: 'Opus Livij agresti Forolivein Teling ... / Romae / Incidebat Ioa Bap.ta de Cavallerijs Cum privilegio, Anno Dni 1569.'
State
first state of two
 
Watermark
to be checked
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Scorsetti 2002, no. 70 (first state of two) info
Monica Scorsetti, 'Giovanni Battista De Cavalieri: Catalogo delle stampe sciolte,' Grafica d'arte 49 (2002), pp. 4-17; 50 (2002), pp. 2-7
 
Comment
After Livio Agresti's drawing in reverse, preserved in the Uffizi, inv. no. 15090-F, related to a painting in the Sacred Tower of Castle of Dillingen in Germany, already destroyed.
 
Inventory Number
25374
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted III
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