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Single Armorial Trophy marked by the incorporation of a Strapwork Shield with a Rampant Lion, Plate 10 from the Libro de' Trofei

Artist:
Engraved by Anonymous, Italian, 16th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Enea Vico (Italian, Parma 1523–1567 Ferrara)
Artist:
Design credited to Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Publisher:
Previously published by Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512–1577 Rome)
Publisher:
Published by Pietro de' Nobili (Italian, active Rome, 1584–85)
Date:
1586
Medium:
Engraving [2nd or 3rd state]; part of the decoration worked up in pen and ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 in. × 6 5/16 in. (22.8 × 16.1 cm) [sheet cropped within plate mark]
Classifications:
Albums, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.1921
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: 'ANT / LAFERI' [burnished away but still legible]'; 'Petri de' (...) Nobili (...) bus Formis.'; 'ANT / LAFERI / 10'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
B.XV.354.443:TIB.30.282.443; Miller 1999, cat. no. 50g, pl. 10
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