Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Candelabra grotesque with griffins and two cupids crossing halberds, from a series of twelve candelabra grotesques

Series/Portfolio:
Twelve candelabra grostesques
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 3/4 × 3 3/4 in. (55.3 × 9.6 cm) Plate: 21 3/8 × 3 1/2 in. (54.3 × 8.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.39.5
Not on view
Marking: Guiseppe Storck (Lugt 2319), inventory no. 13929
Giuseppe Storck (German, active Milan, Bad Säckingen 1766–1836); Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund Vendor: W. G. Russell Allen
B.XIII.308.25 (as Zoan Andrea); Hind.V.80.10(5) (as Master of the Sforza Book of Hours); Byrne.80; Miller.20.pl.5.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.308.25, 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. V.80.10(5), p. 80.

Janet S. Byrne Renaissance Ornament Prints and Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, cat. no. 80, p. 72, 74.

Elizabeth Miller 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints. Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1999, cat. no. 20 pl.5, p. 74.



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