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Circe Drinking from a Cup

Artist:
Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, active Bologna, ca. 1527)
Artist:
After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Publisher:
Impression on verso published by Andrea Andreani (Mantua, 1558/1559–1629)
Date:
1520–50
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks in brown ink; first state of two (Bartsch)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 × 7 9/16 in. (21.8 × 19.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.73.3-42
Not on view
This sheet contains two impressions. The impression on the recto is without Andreani's publisher's mark and seems to be printed without the second tone block. It is most likely an intermediate or odd printing, according to a note in graphite on the mat of this print. The finished state on verso is printed from three blocks and features Andreani's publisher's mark at lower left.
Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
Bartsch XII.111.8 i/ii; Meyer II.154.27 i
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