Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Athena

Series/Portfolio:
The Muses and the Three Goddesses
Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Artist:
After Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)
Artist:
After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bologna 1504/5–1570 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1540–45
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 8 15/16 × 6 1/8 in. (22.7 × 15.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.317
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, lower left: 'Bologna invienteur a Fonteinebleau', lower right: 'Pallas, dea praeses sapientice ac belli'
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Zerner LD 27 (copy); Herbet p.79, no.21 (copy)
Felix Herbet Les Graveurs de l'École de Fontainebleau. B. M. Israël, reprint. Amsterdam, 1896-1902 (reprint 1969), cat. no. 21, p. 79.

Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. 27 (copy).

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