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Naval battle between naked men on several ships which are decorated with mythological creatures, after Polidoro da Caravaggio

Artist:
Michele Lucchese (Italian, active Rome, 1534–64)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Publisher:
Published by Pietro de' Nobili (Italian, active Rome, 1584–85)
Date:
1540–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/16 × 17 1/2 in. (23.9 × 44.5 cm) Plate: 8 9/16 × 17 1/2 in. (21.7 × 44.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.625
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at upper left: 'M.L. cu privilegio'; at bottom center: 'Petri de Nobilibus Formis'; at lower right in square tablet: 'pulidoro inuentor'; written in brown ink at upper right corner: '971'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Passavant VI.167.11
Johann David Passavant Le Peintre-Graveur. Leipzig, 1860, cat. no. VI.167.11, p. 167.



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