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Production People
Giulio Bonasone (Print made by)artist bio
Bonasone, Giulio (di Antonio)
b Bologna, c. 1510; d Bologna, after 1576
Title / Description
Adonis Seated Next to Venus, print 10 from a series of 20 illustrating the Loves of the Gods
 
Date
c. 1545
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
158 x 111 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed in the margin: 'Aspetta done mio che io esca de l'acque/Che i tuoi e i miei desir faro contenti/Poi chel piu bel di te unqua non nacque'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.151.154 (second state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Massari 1983, no. 56 (third state of three) info
Stefania Massari, Giulio Bonasone, exhibition catalogue, 2 vols., Rome, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica 1983
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 6450.
 
Inventory Number
6455
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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