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Production People
Nicolas Beatrizet (Print made by)artist bio
Beatrizet, Nicolas
b Thionville, 1507, or Lunaville, 1515; d Rome, c. 1565

Domenico Beccafumi (Probably after)artist bio
Beccafumi [Mecarino, Mecherino], Domenico (di Giacomo di Pace)
b Cortine in Valdibiana Montaperti, 1484; d Siena, between Jan and May 1551

Raphael (Probably after)artist bio
Raphael [Santi, Raffaello; Sanzio, Raffaello]
b Urbino, 28 March or 6 April 1483; d Rome, 6 April 1520

Antonio Salamanca (Published by)artist bio
Salamanca, Antonio (Martínez [Martini; Martino] de)
b ?Salamanca, Spain, 1478; d Rome, 5 July, 1562
Title / Description
Cain and Abel
 
Date
1540
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
233 x 156 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed, signed and dated in the margin: 'FRATRICIDIVM ABELLIS PER CAYM INVIDVM PRIMA/EFFVSIO SANGVINIS SVPER TERRAM A S EXCVDEBAT/1540 N B F' and lettered with publisher's address: 'Ant. Sal. exc.'
State
second state of two
 
WatermarkWatermark
visible, height: 45 mm, width: 42 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.243.8 (second state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bianchi 2003–4, no. 1 (second state of two) info
Silvia Bianchi, 'Catalogo dell'opera incisa di Nicola Beatrizet,' Grafica d'arte 14 (2003) 54, pp. 3-12; 14 (2003) 55, pp. 3-12; 14 (2003) 56, pp. 3-12; 15 (2004), 57, pp. 3-13
 
Comment
The first work by Nicolas Beatrizet after his arrival in Rome.
 
Inventory Number
52138
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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