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Candelabra grotesque with a nereid ridden by two children, from a series of 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 5/8 in. (55.5 × 9.2 cm) Plate: 21 9/16 × 3 5/8 in. (54.8 × 9.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.39.6
Not on view
Mounted with 23.39.1 and 23.39.8.
Marking: Giuseppe Storck (Lugt 2319), inventory no. 13935
Giuseppe Storck (German, active Milan, Bad Säckingen 1766–1836); Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund Vendor: W. G. Russell Allen
B.XIII.308.26 (as Zoan Andrea); Hind.81.10(6) (as Master of the Sforza Book of Hours); Byrne.82; Rijksmuseum.585.4; Miller.20.pl.6.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.308.26, p. 308.

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. 81.10(6), p. 81.

Janet S. Byrne Renaissance Ornament Prints and Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, cat. no. 82, p. 72, 74.

Marijnke De Groot, Irene De Groot Ornamentprenten I, 15de & 16de EEUW. Rijksmuseum, 1988, cat. no. 585.4, p. 260.

Elizabeth Miller 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints. Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1999, cat. no. 20 pl. 6, p. 69-70, 72.



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