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Neptune Seated Blowing a Conch Shell

Anonymous, 16th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
After Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
16th century
plate: 9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in. (23.4 x 16.2 cm) platemark sheet: 16 1/16 x 10 7/8 in. (40.8 x 27.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
Not on view
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.R 1.i (rejected); Bellini 1998 no.F 19.i (rejected); B.XV.397.30
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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