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Anonymous Artist (Print made by)artist bio
Anonymous Artist

Polidoro da Caravaggio (After)artist bio
Polidoro da Caravaggio [Caldara, Polidoro]
b Caravaggio, nr Bergamo, c. 1499; d Messina, c. 1543
Title / Description
Antique scene with Apollo and Diana and People adoring a Statue of a Veiled Woman on an Altar (left part)
 
Date
c. 1540
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
226 x 497 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
no, the inscription 'POLODORO INVENTOR' below the stairs has been trimmed.
Watermark
visible
Comment
After the Niobide frieze frescoed by Polidoro da Caravaggio for the facade of the Palazzo Milesi, Rome. This is only the left part of the print, which also represents a boy and a priest at the right, see the British Museum database, inv. nos. V,8.74-75, where it is also mentioned that the etching was identified as a work of the school of Fomtainebleau by Catherine Jenkins.
 
Inventory Number
45741
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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