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Saint Catherine

Artist:
Jacopo de' Barbari (Italian, active Venice by 1497–died by 1516 Mechelen or Brussels)
Date:
ca. 1501–3
Medium:
Engraving, silhouetted with background from additional piece of paper later added
Dimensions:
plate: 7 11/16 x 4 13/16 in. (19.6 x 12.3 cm) sheet: 8 3/8 x 5 9/16 in. (21.3 x 14.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.576.1
Not on view
This is a rich early impression of which nothing remains but the figure and most of the ground below. Practically all of the blank background was skillfully added in the nineteenth century.
Inscription: Signed in plate in the lower right with the caduceus

Marking: Collectors mark of Frederick Augustus II lower right of recto (Lugt 971)
Frederick Augustus II, King of Saxony (1836–1854)
Ferrari 2006, no. 16; Lambert 1999, no.602; Hind V.151.8; Bartsch VII.520.7; TIB.Comment.XXIV.2410.008; Servolini 1944, 187.ii
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948.

Luigi Servolini Jacopo de' Barbari. Padua, 1944.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–.

Gisèle Lambert Le premières gravures Italiennes quattrocento - début du cinquecento. Paris, 1999.

Simone Ferrari Jacopo de' Barbari. Un protagonista del Rinascimento tra Venezia e Dürer. 2006.



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