Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Caius Marius in Prison, two Cimbrian soldiers entering his cell

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Date:
1560–69
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 x 10 5/8 in. (20.3 x 27 cm) within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.467
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in a tablet at lower left 'POLI. / IN. / .G. MAF'
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.29.i; Bellini 1998 no.11; B.XV.396.26
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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