Collection of Prints and Drawings
Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Etienne Delaune (Print made by)artist bio
Delaune, Etienne
b ?Paris, c. 1519; d Paris, 1583

Luca Penni (Probably after)artist bio
Penni, Luca [Romanus]
b Florence, 1500–04; d Paris, 12 April 1557

Jean Cousin the Elder (Probably after)artist bio
Jean Cousin the Elder [Jean Cousin (i) le père]
b ?Souci, nr Sens, c. 1500; d ?Paris c. 1560
Title / Description
Britomartis Escaping King Minos by Throwing Herself into Fishermen' Nets, from a series of six scenes from the Story of Apollo and Diana (R-D 133-38)
 
Date
before 1572-73
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
80 x 106 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed with monogram 'SF', lettered: 'CVM PRI/REGIS' and in the margin: 'LATONAM TITYVS AVSVS TENTARE PVDICAM/DAT POENAS CERTA FIXVS/CORDA SAGITTA'
State
first state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur
francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71, IX.48.136 (first
state of two)
Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'amateur
d'estampes, 4 vols., Paris 1854-90, II.504.89
Gioconda Albricci, 'Luca Penni e i suoi
incisori,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie 10
(1982), pp. 69-166, no. 40 (after Luca Penni, first
state of two)
Bruce Davis, Mannerist Prints: International Style in
the Sixteenth Century, exhibition catalogue, Los
Angeles, County Museum of Art 1988, no. 76 (probably
after Luca Penni)
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 50177.
 
Inventory Number
50180
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Delaune, Etienne (Print made by), Penni, Luca (Probably after), Inv. No. 50180, 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 17th of October, 2018) «