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The Mocking of the Prisoners

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Publisher:
Nicolaus van Aelst (Flemish, Brussels 1526–1613 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1540
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/8 x 22 1/16 in. (41 x 56 cm) within borderline
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.759
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within image lower centre: 'IULIUS ROMANUS INVENTOR / GEORGIUS MANTUANUS FECIT' and lower right: 'Nic.o Van aelst formis Romae 1605'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p.41 n.4.ii; Bellinin 1979, p. 169; Bellini 1998 p.49 n.7.ii; B.XV.413.68
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Paolo Bellini "Incisioni di Giorgio Ghisi" Rassegna di studi e di notizie. 7, 1979.

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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