Collection of Prints and Drawings
Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Giulio Bonasone (Print made by)artist bio
Bonasone, Giulio (di Antonio)
b Bologna, c. 1510; d Bologna, after 1576
Title / Description
Pluto and Proserpina, print 14 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: 'Se uuoi che io entri nel letto pluto mio/scaccia l'horend can che mi spauenta/Et satia poi il tuo lungo alto desio'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna
1803-21, XV.151.158 (second state of two)
Stefania Massari, Giulio Bonasone, exhibition
catalogue, 2 vols., Rome, Istituto Nazionale per la
Grafica 1983, no. 59 (third state of three)
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 6450.
 
Inventory Number
6456
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Bonasone, Giulio (Print made by), Inv. No. 6456, in Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » http://www.printsanddrawings.hu/ (accessed 25th of June, 2018) «