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
Diana Mourning the Death of Orion, 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: 'VENANDI SOCIVM FLENS ORIONA DIANA/VIX IOVIS IN MEDIIS SOLATIA LVCTIBVS AVDIT'
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.48.138 (first
state of two)
Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'amateur
d'estampes, 4 vols., Paris 1854-90, II.504.91
Gioconda Albricci, 'Luca Penni e i suoi
incisori,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie 10
(1982), pp. 69-166, no. 42 (after Luca Penni)
Bruce Davis, Mannerist Prints: International Style in
the Sixteenth Century, exhibition catalogue, Los
Angeles, County Museum of Art 1988, no. 78 (probably
after Luca Penni)
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 50177. A drawing of the composition in the same direction is preserved in the Louvre, inv. no. 8742.
 
Inventory Number
50182
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Delaune, Etienne (Print made by), Penni, Luca (Probably after), Inv. No. 50182, 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 22nd of May, 2019) «