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Production People
Agostino Carracci (Print made by)artist bio
Carracci, Agostino
b Bologna, 15 Aug 1557; d Parma, 22 March 1602

Luigi Guidotti (Published by)artist bio
Guidotti, Luigi
fl 1761
Title / Description
St Lucy, from the series of Four Female Saints
 
Date
c. 1581
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
120 x 93 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed with publisher's address in the margin: 'Luigi Guidotti forma in Bologna' and titled: 'S.LVCIA'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XVIII.79.79 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bohlin 1979, no. 52 (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, 3901.035.S3 (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
The series was described by Bartsch as made in Agostino Carracci's early manner. Bohlin proposed a dating for the series to 1581, Agostino's trip to Rome.
 
Inventory Number
6037
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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