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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
Danae and the Shower of Gold, print 9 from a series of 20 illustrating the Loves of the Gods
 
Date
c. 1545
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
158 x 111 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed in the margin: 'Ogni alto muro ascendeogni gran fosso/Trappassa la uirtu del lucid oro/Ecco ch' io t'apro luna et laltra cossa'
State
third state of three
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.150.153 (second state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 6450.
 
Inventory Number
6463
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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