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

Antonio Salamanca (Published by)artist bio
Salamanca, Antonio (Martínez [Martini; Martino] de)
b ?Salamanca, Spain, 1478; d Rome, 5 July, 1562
Title / Description
Abigail Offering Gifts to David
 
Date
1543
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
298 x 432 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed lower right with publisher's address and date: 'ANT. S. EXC. ROMAE 1543' and lettered in the margin: 'Peseguir' davit i principi altieri/Dei filistini pepoli lassate//Hauea le donne sole, che dai fieri/ nemici fur dela citta cauate//Con le richezze ma poi chei sentieri/Adrieto volse, furon liberate// In sieme con la preda, e cui siduede/Dilui la carita, di loro la fede.'
State
only state
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Bartsch XV.12.8 (as School of Raimondi after Baccio
Bandinelli or Giulio Romano) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Cirillo Archer in TIB 1995, 2801.008 (Anonymous Artist,
only state) info
Madeline Cirillo Archer, Italian Masters of the Sixteenth Century, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 28, Part 1 (Commentary), New York 1995

Bianchi 2003–4, no. D3 (attributed to Nicolas
Beatrizet, only state) 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
 
Comment
Cirillo Archer in TIB relates the technique of the print to that of Bartsch XV.10.5 and suggests it was made by the same engraver. Its unknown prototype was attributed to Baccio Bandinelli, Giulio Romano, Michelangelo, but neither seems correct.
 
Inventory Number
5880
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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