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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

Paolo Veronese (After)artist bio
Veronese [Caliari], Paolo
b Verona, 1528; d Venice, 19 April 1588
Title / Description
The Mystic Marriage of St Catherine
 
Date
1582
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
512 x 342 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed and dated lower right: 'Agu: Car: fe. 1582', and inscribed lower left: 'Paulli Caliarii Veronesis opus./in ecclesia D.Catherine Venetiis'
State
first state of two
 
Watermark
illegible, h: 47? mm, w: 47 mm
Provenance
unidentified (Lugt 2888)
Nikolaus Esterházy (not stamped)
 
References
Bartsch XVIII.90.98 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Bohlin 1979, no. 104 (first state of two) 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, 3901.100.S1 (first state of two) info
Babette Bohn, Italian Masters of the Sixteenth-Century: Agostino Carracci, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 39, Part 1 (Commentary), New York 1995

Bury in Edinburgh 2004, no. 151 info
Michael Bury in The Age of Titian: Venetian Renaissance Art from Scottish Collections, eds. Peter Humfrey, Timothy Clifford, Aiden Westen-Lewis, and Michael Bury, exhibition catalogue, Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland 2004
 
Comment
After Paolo Veronese's altarpiece of c. 1575, originally in the Church of S. Caterina, Venice, today in the Accademia, Venice. No drawing by Veronese survived, and if Agostino Carracci used a model, it must have been very close to the painting.
 
Inventory Number
6046
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted II
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