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Emblem of Lucrezia Gonzaga

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Patron:
presumably commissioned by Lucrezia Gonzaga (Italian, 1522–1576)
Date:
before 1566
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (9.6 x 7.4 cm) platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.243
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered wtihin image, lower centre, with Ghisi's monogram '.G.MAF.'
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.40; Bellini 1998 no.35
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.



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