Art/ Collection/ Art Object

St. Matthew, seated on a cloud with legs crossed and dipping a quill into an inkwell held by an angel, who also holds an inscribed scroll, from a series of the four evangelists after Agostino Veneziano, which are in turn after Giulio Romano

Series/Portfolio:
Four evangelists after Agostino Veneziano, which are in turn after Giulio Romano
Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century
Artist:
After Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Artist:
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Date:
after 1518
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 7/16 x 6 15/16 in. (23.9 x 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.410
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered on scroll: 'in. principio. erat. uerbon / er uebon apud deu.' Lettered on cloud at lower left: 'A. V.' and 'P.L.'

Marking: Collectors stamp of Peter Lely (L.2093)
Phyllis D. Massar; Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London); Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
B.XIV.83.95 (copy in reverse)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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