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

Agostino Carracci (Formerly attributed to)artist bio
Carracci, Agostino
b Bologna, 15 Aug 1557; d Parma, 22 March 1602
Title / Description
Coat of Arms with the Emblem 'Nostrum Est'
 
Date
c. 1590-95
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
158 x 137 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower centre: 'A.C.' and inscribed on the banderole: 'NOSTRVM EST'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XVIII.155.271 (as Agostino Carracci, second
state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bohlin 1979, no. 227 (third state of three) info
Diane DeGrazia Bohlin, Prints and Related Drawings by the Carracci Family: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1979

Bohn in TIB 1995, 3901.293xx.S3 (rejected from the
oeuvre of Agostino Carracci, third state of three) info
Babette Bohn, Italian Masters of the Sixteenth-Century: Agostino Carracci, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 39, Part 1 (Commentary), New York 1995
 
Comment
According to Babette Bohn in TIB the foliage suggests an attribution to Valesio and the faces are typical of Francesco Brizio. She lists it as a work by a 17th-century Bolognese artist.
 
Inventory Number
5995
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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