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The Fall of Troy and the Escape of Aeneas

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Scultori (Italian, 1503–1575)
Publisher:
Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512–1577 Rome)
Date:
mid-1540s
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/16 x 19 7/16 in. (38.6 x 49.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.994
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within image lower right: 'GEORGIUS MANTUANUS.F.'; lower centre: '.I.B.MANTUANUS.IN'; and lower left: 'Romae Antonij Lafreri formis'
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p.51 n.8.ii; Bellini 1998 p.55 n.9.ii; B.XV.397.n.29
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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