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The Visitation

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)
Publisher:
Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512–1577 Rome)
Date:
1540–50
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 5/8 x 19 11/16 in. (32 x 50 cm) within borderline
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.463
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in the tablet lower right: 'GEORGIUS MANTUANUS .F.', upper right:' .FRAN: SALVIATI .IN:', and lower centre: 'ANT. LAFRERII'

Marking: Stamped on verso: 'DOUBLETTE DER ALBERTINA'
Boorsh, Lewis and Lewis p.58 n.10.iii; Bellini 1998 p.58 n.10.iv; B.XV.384.1
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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