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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

Enea Vico (Copy after)artist bio
Vico, Enea
b Parma, 29 Jan 1523; d Ferrara, 18 Aug 1567

Michelangelo (After)artist bio
Michelangelo (Buonarroti) [Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni]
b Caprese, ?6 March 1475; d Rome, 18 Feb 1564

Carlo Losi (Published by)artist bio
Losi, Carlo
fl 1757-after 1805
Title / Description
Bacchanal with Putti Carrying an Ass
 
Date
after 1546
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
285 x 497 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower right: 'NB/LOTAR/F' and inscribed on a stone lower right: 'INV./MICH. ANG./BONAROTI'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
not visible through mount
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.260.40 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bianchi 1981, pp. 88-89 (third state of three) info
Silvia Bianchi, 'Contributi per l'opera incisa di Nicolas Beatrizet,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie IX (1981), pp. 47-145.

New Haven 1986-87, under no. 2 info
Patricia A. Emison, The Art of Teaching: Sixteenth-Century Allegorical Prints and Drawings, exhibition catalogue, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut 1986-87

Bianchi 2003–4, no. 34 (third state of three) 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

Gramaccini and Meier 2009, no. 129 info
Norberto Gramaccini and Hans Jacob Meier, Die Kunst der Interpretation: Italienische Reproduktionsgrafik 1485-1600, Berlin and Munich 2009
 
Comment
Derives from Michelangelo's red chalk drawing in the same direction, executed in 1533 for Tommaso Cavalieri, today at Windsor, Royal Library, inv. no. 12777. Bianchi 2003-4 regards Enea Vico's engraving of 1546 as another version of (Bartsch XV.305.48, see inv. no. 8056) . For the iconography of the print, see New Haven 1986-87.
 
Inventory Number
52186
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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