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Production People
Giuseppe Scolari (Print made by)artist bio
Scolari, Giuseppe
b Vicenza, fl late 16th century–early 17th
Title / Description
The Entombment
 
Date
late sixteenth-century
 
Technique
woodcut, squared in black chalk
Material
paper
Dimensions
659 x 432 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower right on a tablet: 'Gioseppe/Scolari inv'
Watermark
to be checked
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Bartsch XII.45.25 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Passavant VI.221.25 info
Johann David Passavant, Le peintre-graveur, 6 vols., Leipzig 1860-64

Rosand and Muraro 1976a, no. 106 info
David Rosand and Michelangelo Muraro, Tiziano e la silografia Veneziana del cinquecento, exhibition catalogue, Venice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini 1976

Rosand and Muraro 1976b, no. 98 info
David Rosand and Michelangelo Muraro, Titian and the Venetian Woodcut, exhibition catalogue, Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art 1976

Landau in London 1983, no. P 62 info
David Landau, 'Printmaking in Venice and the Veneto' in The Genius of Venice 1500-1600, eds. Jane Martineau and Charles Hope, exhibition catalogue, London, Royal Academy of Arts 1983, pp. 303-54

Matile 2003, no. 28 info
Michael Matile, Italienische Holzschnitte der Renaissance und des Barock, Bestandskatalog der Graphische Sammlung der ETH, Zürich, Basel 2003
 
Comment
Rosand and Muraro 1976b noticed that Scolari made little use of the burin here, and Landau in London 1983 employed the term 'wood-engraving' for several parts of the composition and pointed out Scolari's unique skill in using a hard wood.
 
Inventory Number
48328
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted III
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