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Seated Neptune holding a conch shell to his mouth, accompanied by a seated triton and another emerging from the water at bottom right

Artist:
Attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (23.2 x 15.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.80
Not on view
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no. R 1-4 (rejected attribution); Bellini 1998 no. F 19 (rejected); B.XV.398.30-II (as Ghisi)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.



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