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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
Title / Description
Battle of the Amazons, from the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (left part)
 
Date
1559
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
305 x 397 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Lettered along the bottom: 'AMAZONUM PUGNA ADFABRE EFFICTA DE SARCOPHAGO VETUSTISSIMO QUOD IN CAPITOLIO VISITUR EAMQUE AENEIS FORMIS INCIDIT/OBLECTANTUR UTILITATEM'
State
unidentifiable state of five
 
Watermark
visible, height: 48 mm, width: 48 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Bartsch XV.267.98 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Hülsen 50a (first state of two) info
Christian Hülsen, 'Das Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri,' in Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki, Monachii 1921, pp. 121-70

McGinniss 1976, nos. 538-39 info
Lawrence R. McGinniss, Catalogue of the Earl of Crawford's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae now in the Avery Architectural Library, New York 1976

Bianchi 1981, pp. 108-9 (unidentifiable state of four) info
Silvia Bianchi, 'Contributi per l'opera incisa di Nicolas Beatrizet,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie IX (1981), pp. 47-145.

Bianchi 2003–4, no. 106 (unidentifiable state of
five) 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
See under inv. no. 52141.
 
Inventory Number
52142
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted II
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