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Neptune rising from the sea and bearing a staff, accompanied by two horse-headed sea creatures, reverse copy after a series of engravings by Cherubino Alberti of mythological scenes after Polidoro da Caravaggio

After Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
ca. 1550–1600
sheet: 5 13/16 x 5 11/16 in. (14.7 x 14.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within image with characters in reverse: 'B' and 'C' are legible.
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
B.XVII.79.81 (reverse copy); Manescalchi 113 (reverse copy)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Roberto Manescalchi Cherubino Alberti La luce incisa. Florence, 2007.

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