Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Female figure (Ceres?) walking in a landscape carrying a young faun and a cornucopia fixed to a staff, another faun at her side; two fauns and a nude human figure at right in the background, lake and two boats at left

Artist:
Cristofano di Michele Martini (Il Robetta) (Italian, Florence 1462–after 1535 Florence)
Date:
1462– after 1522
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 11/16 × 5 5/16 in. (19.5 × 13.5 cm) Plate: 7 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (19.1 × 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.1097
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate at bottom left: 'RBTA'. [Verso not visible as print is hinged at four corners to another sheet of paper.]
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
B.XIII.401.16; TIB.Commentary.XXV.2521.034.S2; Le Blanc.III.342.26; Hind.I.204.26.ii.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.401.16, p. 401.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. III.342.26, p. 342.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948, cat. no. I.204.26.ii, p. 204.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. XXV.2521.034.S2, p. 560.

Janet S. Byrne, Suzanne Boorsch, Colta Ives, David W. Kiehl Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1985-1986: Prints. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986, p. 39, ill.



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