Collection of Prints and Drawings
Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Giorgio Ghisi (Print made by)artist bio
Ghisi, Giorgio
b Mantua, 1520; d Mantua, 15 Dec 1582

Raphael (After)artist bio
Raphael [Santi, Raffaello; Sanzio, Raffaello]
b Urbino, 28 March or 6 April 1483; d Rome, 6 April 1520

Hieronymus Cock (Published by)artist bio
Cock, Hieronymus (Wellens)
b Antwerp, c. 1510; d Antwerp, 3 Oct 1570
Title / Description
The School of Athens, two parts joined, overlapping
 
Date
1550
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
500 x 397 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
Inscribed on part A on a large tablet lower left: 'PAVLVS ATHENIS PER EPICVRAEOS/ET STOICOS QVOSDAM PHILOSO =/PHOS ADDVCTVS IN MARTIV VICV,/STANS IN MEDIO VICO. SVMPTA OC=/CASIONE AB INSPECTA A SE ARA./DOCET VNVM ILLVM, VERVM, IPSIS/IGNOTVM DEVM. REPREHENDIT IDO=/LOLATRIAM, SVADET RESIPISCENTIA./INCVLCAT ET VNIVERSALIS IVDICII/DIEM. ET MORTTVORVM PER REDIVI =/VVM/CHRISTTYM./RESVVRRECTIONEM./.ACT./XVII.' , and on a tablet at the end of the bench at centre: 'RAPHAEL VRB./.IN./GEORGIVS MANT./VANVS/.F.'. Inscribed with publisher's address and date on part B lower right: 'HIERONIMVS COCK PICTOR EXCVDEBAT. 1550. CVM GRATIA ET PRIVILEGIO P AN. 8.'
State
fifth state of five and third state of three
 
Watermark
to be checked
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (not stamped)
 
References
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna
1803-21, XV.394.24
Suzanne Boorsch, Michal Lewis, and R. E. Lewis, The
Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi, New York 1985, no. 11A
(fourth state of four); no. 11B (third state of three)
Michael Bury, On Some Engravings by Giorgio Ghisi
Commonly Called 'Reproductive', Print
Quarterly 10 (1993), pp. 4-19., pp. 9-19
Paolo Bellini, L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi,
Bassano del Grappa 1998, no. 20 (fourth state of four);
no. 20 (third state of three)
Suzanne Boorsch, 'Towards a Second Edition of the
Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi,' in Discerning Eye
& Eloquent Line: A Festschrift: Essays to Honor R.
E. Lewis on his 75th Birthday, ed. Betsy G. Fryberg,
Paolo Alto, California 1998, p. 42 (left plate, fifth
state of five)
Corinna Höper, Raffael und die Folgen: Das Kunstwerk
in Zeitaltern seiner graphischen Reproduzierbarkeit,
exhibition catalogue, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Stuttgart 2001, no. F 2.6
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 45919.
 
Inventory Number
25380
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted III
Citation Line
Ghisi, Giorgio (Print made by), Raphael (After), Inv. No. 25380, in Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » http://www.printsanddrawings.hu/ (accessed 28th of September, 2021) «