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Production People
Léon Davent (Print made by)artist bio
Davent, Léon [L.D.]
fl 1540-56

Luca Penni (After)artist bio
Penni, Luca [Romanus]
b Florence, 1500–04; d Paris, 12 April 1557
Title / Description
Avarice, from the series of Capital Sins
 
Date
c. 1547
 
Technique
etching, engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
265 x 292 mm (sheet, trimmed (oval))
Inscriptions
Illegible fragment of the inscription on the throne.
State
second state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XVI.418.105 (as Anonymous Artist) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Herbet I.34.67 (as Léon Davent) info
Felix Herbet, Les graveurs de l'École de Fontainebleau, unchanged reprint of the articles published in the Annales de la Société Historique & Archéologique du Gatinas 1896-1902, Amsterdam 1969

Zerner 1969, LD.87 (second state of two) info
Henri Zerner, Die Schule von Fontainebleau: Das graphische Werk, Vienna 1969

Albricci 1982, no. 28 (as Léon Davent, second state of
two) info
Gioconda Albricci, 'Luca Penni e i suoi incisori,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie 10 (1982), pp. 69-166
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 52254. The print is a reinterpretation of Nicolas Beatrizet's engraving The Virgin Distributing Rosaries to Christians (Bartsch XV.252.28); see Fontainebleau et l'estampe en France au XVIe siècle: iconogr. et contradictions, exhibition catalogue, Nemours 1985, no. 19. According to Albricci in 1980, there is Penni's inventory names a painting of the same subject.
 
Inventory Number
52255
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Unmounted
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