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Plate 12: Diana standing in a niche, twisting to her left and pulling an arrow out of a quiver, with a deer to her right, from a series of mythological gods and goddesses

Series/Portfolio:
Series of mythological gods and goddesses
Artist:
Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio (Italian, Parma or Verona ca. 1500/1505–1565 Krakow (?))
Artist:
After Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florence 1494–1540 Fontainebleau)
Date:
1526
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 4 5/16 in. (21 × 10.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.233
Not on view
Dated 1526, this print is one of a series of twenty depicting gods in niches, drawn for the engraver Caraglio by the Florentine Mannerist artist, Rosso Fiorentino.
Inscription: Bottom right corner, in printed text: 12; bottom center, in printed text: SILVARVM CVITRIX CASTISSIMA VIRGO DIANA EST
On verso at top center in ink: P. Mariette 1677

Marking: On verso at lower left, stamped in black ink: DOUBLETTE / DER / ALBERTINA [inscribed in a rectangle] (Lugt 5h)
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris); Vendor: Graphische Sammlung Albertina
B.XV.78.35.12; TIB commentary 28 [XV] 2802.35 iii/iii
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XV.78.35.12, 78.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 28 [XV] 2802.35 iii/iii, 146.



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