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Production People
Giulio Fontana (Print made by)artist bio
Fontana, Giulio [Fontana, Julius]
b c. 1543; d c. 1582

Titian (After)artist bio
Titian [Vecellio, Tiziano]
b Pieve di Cadore, c. ?1485-90; d Venice, 27 Aug 1576
Title / Description
The Battle of Cadore
 
Date
1569
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
430 x 555 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: 'Iulius Fontana Veronen' and inscribed above: 'TITANVS INVENTOR'
Watermark
visible, height: 45 mm, width: 46 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Catelli Isola 1976-77, no. 57 info
Maria Catelli Isola, Immagini da Tiziano: Stampe dal sec. XVI al sec. XIX dalle collezioni del Gabinetto Nazionale delle Stampe, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Villa Farnesina 1976-77

Gramaccini and Meier 2009, no. 187 info
Norberto Gramaccini and Hans Jacob Meier, Die Kunst der Interpretation: Italienische Reproduktionsgrafik 1485-1600, Berlin and Munich 2009
 
Comment
After Titian's painting of 1537-39 for the Sala del Maggior Consiglio of Palazzo Ducale, Venice, destroyed in the fire of 1577. This print is described by Bartsch, vol. XVI, p. 214. The missing text should read 'incidebat', and publisher's address and date are trimmed: 'Appresso Luca Guarimoni 1569'
 
Inventory Number
7015
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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