Collection of Prints and Drawings
Zoltán Kárpáti and Eszter Seres, Italian and French Prints before 1620
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Cesare Bassano (Print made by)artist bio
Bassano [Bassani; Bassanus], Cesare
b Milan, 1584; d ?1648
Title / Description
St Matthew, from Il sacro santo senato di Giesu Christo (The holy senate of Jesus Christ)
 
Date
c. 1607
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
535 x 385 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Titled at the top: 'S.MAT // THEVS' and inscribed in the margin with five lines beginning with 'CARNIS RESVRRE / CTIONEM [...]' and signed on the book cover: 'C. Bassani F.' and numbered lower right: '14'
Watermark
to be checked
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'amateur
d'estampes, 4 vols., Paris 1854-90, I.193.1-5
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 6963.
 
Inventory Number
8859
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Bassano, Cesare (Print made by), Inv. No. 8859, 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 16th of June, 2021) «