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Production People
Cherubino Alberti (Print made by)artist bio
Alberti, Cherubino
b Borgo San Sepolcro, 24 Feb 1553; d Rome, 18 Oct 1615

Francesco Salviati (After)artist bio
Salviati, Francesco (Cecchino) [Rossi, Francesco de]
b Florence, 1510; d Rome, 11 Nov 1563
Title / Description
Ornamental Knives, plate 2
 
Date
1583
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
261 x 121 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed on the left knife with monogram 'CA' and lettered: 'QVI', signed on the right knife with monogram 'CA' and lettered: 'MORS ET VITA IN MANV LINGVAE'
State
first state of two
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XVII.111.172 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Miller 1999, no. 63a info
Elizabeth Miller, 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1999
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 5806. This is an early state impression without the inscription at top and without the papal privilege.
 
Inventory Number
5807
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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