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The Nativity

Artist:
Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Bronzino (Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano) (Italian, Monticelli 1503–1572 Florence)
Publisher:
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1553
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 1/8 x 17 15/16 in. (33.3 x 45.6 cm) borderline
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1964
Accession Number:
64.682.123
Not on view
Inscription: Lower left corner: 'ANGILO BRONSINI FIORE[N]TINO INVE. H. COCK EXCUD. 1554'
Lower centre: 'cum gratia et privi. per. An. 6'
Within image in a tablet: 'GEORGIUS GHISIUS MANTUANUS. F. MDLIII'
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p.71 n.14.iv; Bellini 1998 p.109 n.23.iv; B.XV.385.3
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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