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

Enea Vico (Copy after)artist bio
Vico, Enea
b Parma, 29 Jan 1523; d Ferrara, 18 Aug 1567

Michelangelo (After)artist bio
Michelangelo (Buonarroti) [Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni]
b Caprese, ?6 March 1475; d Rome, 18 Feb 1564

Antonio Lafréry (Published by)artist bio
Lafréry, Antoine [Lafreri, Antonio]
b Orgelet, Jura, 1512; d Rome, 20 July 1577
Title / Description
Leda and the Swan in a Landscape
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
254 x 354 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed with publisher's address on the stone lower right: 'Ant. Lafrerij Romae'
State
later state
 
WatermarkWatermark
visible, height: 67 mm, width: 42 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XV.294.26 (copy) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21
 
Comment
After Michelangelo's lost painting of 1530, sent to Francis I. Of the many surviving copies there is one in the National Gallery, London, inv. no. NG1868. A counterproof without the publisher's address, our inv. no. 8037, indicates that this is a later state.
 
Inventory Number
8036
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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