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Production People
Anonymous Artist (Print made by)artist bio
Anonymous Artist

Pietro de' Nobili (Published by)artist bio
Nobili, Pietro de' [Nobilibus, Petri de]
fl 1584/5
Title / Description
The Triumph of Venus
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
123 x 181 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed with publisher's address lower right: 'Petri de Nobilibus Formis'
State
second state of two
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.38.7 (as School of Raimondi, after an
unknown artist) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Passavant VI.84.74 (as School of Raimondi) info
Johann David Passavant, Le peintre-graveur, 6 vols., Leipzig 1860-64

Cirillo Archer in TIB 1995, 2801.043.S2 (Anonymous
Artist, second state of two) info
Madeline Cirillo Archer, Italian Masters of the Sixteenth Century, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 28, Part 1 (Commentary), New York 1995
 
Comment
According to Cirillo Archer in TIB the draughtsmanship and technique of this print are very weak and it is unlikely to be by an engraver directly associated with Raimondi. A similar crudeness is found in Bartsch XV.52.9.
 
Inventory Number
5775
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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