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Cleopatra Bitten by an Asp

Artist:
Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)
Artist:
After Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Artist:
After Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, Gaiole in Chianti 1493–1560 Florence)
Date:
1540–56
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 11 9/16 × 6 7/16 in. (29.4 × 16.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.1878
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, at lower center: 'LD'
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVI p. 313, no. 10; Herbet p.81, no.43; Zerner LD no. 24
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 10, p. 313.

Felix Herbet Les Graveurs de l'École de Fontainebleau. B. M. Israël, reprint. Amsterdam, 1896-1902 (reprint 1969), cat. no. 43, p. 81.

Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. 24.



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