Collection of Prints and Drawings

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Anonymous Artist (Print made by)artist bio
Anonymous Artist
Title / Description
Siren in a Medallion, Surrounded by a Young Woman and a Man Holding a Crown, and Eros, from a series of twenty-four so-called 'Otto Prints'
 
Date
c. 1470
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
160 x 162 mm (sheet, trimmed (round))
Inscriptions
no
State
unique impression
 
Watermark
not visible through mount
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Bartsch XIII.109.7 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Kristeller 1909, no. 36 info
Paul Kristeller, Florentinische Zierstücke in Kupferstich aus dem XV. Jahrhundert, Graphische Gesellschaft 10, Berlin 1909

Hind 1910, p. 31, under A.I.26 info
Arthur Mayger Hind, Catalogue of Early Italian Engravings Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, ed. Sidney Colvin, London 1910

Hind vol. 1, p. 92, no. A.IV.19 info
Arthur Mayger Hind, Early Italian Engraving: A Critical Catalogue with Complete Reproduction of All the Prints Described, vols. 1-4 (part 1, Florentine Engravings and Anonymous Prints of Other Schools), London 1938; vols. 5-7 (part 2, Known Masters Other Than Florentines, Monogrammists and Anonymous), London 1948

Levenson, Oberhuber, and Sheehan 1973, p. 21 info
Jay A. Levenson, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jacquelyn L. Sheehan, Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art, exhibition catalogue, Washington, National Gallery of Art 1973

Zucker in TIB 1993, 2403.028 info
Mark J. Zucker, Early Italian Masters, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 24, Part 1 (Commentary), New York 1993
 
Comment
One of the five engravings which were not produced by the same workshop as the rest of the group, but rather by a mediocre Florentine artisan. The only known impression of the print is this one in Budapest.
 
Inventory Number
5084
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 15th century: Mounted I
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