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Production People
Anonymous Artist (Print made by)artist bio
Anonymous Artist

Johannes Statius (Published by)artist bio
Statius, Johannes [Stacius, Johannes; Staet, Johannes; Stati, Giovanni]
fl 1584-94
Title / Description
Cumean Sibyl, from a sheet of Sibyls
 
Date
1585
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
142 x 77 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
Titled: 'SIBILLA CVMEA', inscribed in the margin: 'Nela prima faccia de la uergine saglie/una fanciulla bella di faccia de capegli funghi/qual sedendo sopra una sedia parafa/nutrisce un fancullino dandogli a mangiare/il proprio cibo, cioe il latte mandato/dal cielo' and numbered in pen and brown ink: '128'
State
second state of two
 
Watermark
no
Provenance
Library of the Hungarian National Museum
 
References
Nagler, Monogr. vol. 1, p. 646, no. 4 (as Ambrogio
Brambilla) info
Georg Kaspar Nagler, Die Monogrammisten, 6 vols., Munich 1858–79

Hülsen 139b (second state of two) info
Christian Hülsen, 'Das Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri,' in Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki, Monachii 1921, pp. 121-70
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 67125.
 
Inventory Number
67123
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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