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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

Francesco Salviati (After)artist bio
Salviati, Francesco (Cecchino) [Rossi, Francesco de]
b Florence, 1510; d Rome, 11 Nov 1563

Antonio Salamanca (Published by)artist bio
Salamanca, Antonio (Martínez [Martini; Martino] de)
b ?Salamanca, Spain, 1478; d Rome, 5 July, 1562
Title / Description
Death of Meleager
 
Date
1543
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
303 x 420 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Lettered in the margin: 'PIANGESI QVI DI MELEAGRO IL FATO DIEDE LO STIZZO CH'ALVI FATATO PER VN'ATTO CH AL GIOVIN' FV VSATO TVRBATA ALLA SVA MADRE PE I FRATELLI/PERCHE LA MADRE AL FVOCO RIO VORACE CH'AL AMOR D'ATHALANTA COSI PIACE DA GLIZII QVELLI VCCISE ONDE LA PACE MORTI TAL MALE AGGIVNSE AI DOLOR FELLI', with publisher's address: 'EXCVDTBAT ANT S', and inscribed in pen and ink on the verso: '[...] E. Vico [...]'
State
fourth state of five
 
Watermark
visible, height: 80 mm, width: 52 mm
Provenance
Stephan Delhaes (Lugt 761)
 
References
Bartsch XV.260.41 (probably after Perino del Vaga) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bianchi 2003–4, no.38 (fourth 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
The print is generally attributed to Nicolas Beatrizet, but Massari assigned it to Enea Vico.
 
Inventory Number
52170
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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