Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The School of Athens; Plato and Aristotle in a classical architectural setting surrounded by a number of philosophers from antiquity; after the fresco in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican Palace

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1550
Medium:
Engraving; two plates;
Dimensions:
Plate: 20 3/8 × 32 5/16 in. (51.8 × 82 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.30
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within image in a plaque, lower centre: 'RAPHAEL URB. .IN. GEORGIUS MANT.UANUS .F.'.
Lettered lower right: 'HIERONYMUS COCK PICTOR EXCUDEBAT.1550.CUM GRATIA ET PRIVILEGIO P. AN. 8.'
Lettered in a tablet, lower left: 'PAULUS ATHENIS PER EPICURAEOS ET STOICOS...ACT. .XVII.'
Vendor: W. S. Lewis
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p. 61 n.11.iv (plate A) and iii (plateB); Bellini 1998 p. 95 n.20.iv and iii; B XV.394.24
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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