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A group of men and women surrounding a statue of a pagan deity, a priest holding an open book and two young attendants in the foreground, after Polidoro da Caravaggio (?)

Artist:
Michele Lucchese (Italian, active Rome, 1534–64)
Artist:
Possibly after Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Date:
1554
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 9 7/16 × 8 7/8 in. (24 × 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.624
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at lower right: '.M.L. cum privilegio.'; written in brown crayon on the verso lower right: '1/30 149'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

Passavant VI.168.14
Johann David Passavant Le Peintre-Graveur. Leipzig, 1860, cat. no. VI.168.14, p. 168.



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