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Candelabra grotesque with a child riding a triton, from a series of twelve candelabra grotesques

Series/Portfolio:
Twelve candelabra grotesques
Artist:
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian, active ca. 1490–ca. 1525)
Artist:
Formerly attributed to Giovanni Pietro da Birago
Date:
1490–1515
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/8 × 3 7/8 in. (55.6 × 9.8 cm) Plate: 21 1/16 × 3 5/8 in. (53.5 × 9.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.39.1
Not on view
Marking: Giuseppe Storck (Lugt 2319), inventory no. 13937
Giuseppe Storck (German, active Milan, Bad Säckingen 1766–1836); Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund Vendor: W. G. Russell Allen
B.XIII.306.21 (as Zoan Andrea); Hind.V.80.10(1) (as Master of the Sforza Book of Hours); Byrne.76; Rijksmuseum.585; Miller.20.pl.1.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.306.21, p. 306.

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. V.80.10(1), p. 80.

Janet S. Byrne Renaissance Ornament Prints and Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, cat. no. 76, p. 72-3.

Marijnke De Groot, Irene De Groot Ornamentprenten I, 15de & 16de EEUW. Rijksmuseum, 1988, cat. no. 585, p. 260.

Elizabeth Miller 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints. Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1999, cat. no. 20 pl.1, p. 69-71.



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