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

Francesco Primaticcio (After)artist bio
Primaticcio, Francesco
b Bologna, 1504-5; d Paris, between 2 March and 14 Sept 1570

François Langlois (Published by)artist bio
Langlois, François [Chartres, de; Ciartres]
b Chartres, bapt 12 May 1588; d Paris, 13 Jan 1647
Title / Description
Alexander the Great Taming Bucephalus
 
Date
c. 1541-45
 
Technique
etching, engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
363 x 241 mm (platemark (oval))
Inscriptions
Signed with monogram lower centre: '.Bol. L.D.' and inscribed with publisher's address: 'F.L.D. Ciartres excu'
State
second state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XVI.314.12 (second state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Herbet I.24.12 (second state of two) 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

Dimier 1900, p. 488, no. 10 info
Louis Dimier, Le Primatice: Peintre, sculpteur et architecte des rois de France: Essai sur la vie et les ouvrages de cet artiste, suivi d'un catalogue raisonné de ses dessins et de ses compositions gravées, Paris 1900

Zerner 1969, LD.50 (second state of two) info
Henri Zerner, Die Schule von Fontainebleau: Das graphische Werk, Vienna 1969

Paris 1972, no. 379 (entry by Henri Zerner) info
L'École de Fontainebleau, ed. Michel Laclotte, exhibition catalogue, Paris, Grand Palais 1972

Paris 2004, no. 96 (entry by Catherine Jenkins) info
Primatice: Maître de Fontainebleau, eds. Dominique Cordellier and Bernadette Py, Paris, Musée du Louvre 2004
 
Comment
One of the three plates etched after Francesco Primaticcio's frescoes for the Chambre de la Duchesse d'Étampes, c. 1541-44. Primaticcio's drawing is at Chatsworth, Devonshire Collection.
 
Inventory Number
52273
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
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