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Production People
Etienne Delaune (Print made by)artist bio
Delaune, Etienne
b ?Paris, c. 1519; d Paris, 1583
Title / Description
Two Roman Soldiers Finding Cincinnatus Busy Ploughing a Field, from a series of twelve scenes in oval or in circular format (R-D 237-48)
 
Date
before 1572-73
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
33 x 33 mm (sheet, trimmed (circle))
Inscriptions
Lettered 'S' and inscribed: 'Cum pri Regis'
State
only state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (not stamped)
 
References
Robert-Dumesnil IX.79.238 (only state) info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71
 
Comment
The prints in the series were usually printed in pairs. As the royal copyright indicates, the engravings were made before Delaune's departure from France in 1572-73.
 
Inventory Number
50100
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
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