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A lion, dragon and fox fighting each other, an inscribed banderole above, an oval composition

Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed to image): 4 3/16 × 6 1/4 in. (10.7 × 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.638
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in the banderole: 'ERGO' and at bottom center '.SR.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
B.XIV.306.405; L Blanc.II.112.34; Imolesi Pozzi 26 (with additional inscription).
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.306.405, p. 306.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. II.112.34, p. 112.

Antonella Imolesi Pozzi Marco Dente Un incisore ravennate nel segno di Raffaello. Le stampe delle Raccolte Piancastelli. Ravenna, 2008, cat. no. 26, pp. 77-78.



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