Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Candelabra grostesque with two children wearing helmets, from a series of twelve candelabra grostesques

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 9/16 × 3 11/16 in. (54.7 × 9.3 cm) Plate: 17 5/16 × 3 7/16 in. (43.9 × 8.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.39.3
Not on view
Offset of another print on the verso: a candelabra grotesque.
Marking: Giuseppe Storck (Lugt 2319), inventory no. 13931
Giuseppe Storck (German, active Milan, Bad Säckingen 1766–1836); Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund Vendor: W. G. Russell Allen (Boston)
B.XIII.307.23 (as Zoan Andrea); Hind.V.80.10(3) (as Master of the Sforza Book of Hours); Byrne.78; Miller.20.pl.3.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.307.23, p. 307.

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(3), p. 80.

Janet S. Byrne Renaissance Ornament Prints and Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, cat. no. 78, p. 72-3.

Elizabeth Miller 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints. Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1999, cat. no. 20 pl.3, p. 69-71.



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