Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Clio

Series/Portfolio:
The Muses and the Three Great Goddesses
Artist:
Anonymous, French-Italian, 17th century
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 11/16 × 6 7/8 in. (22 × 17.4 cm) Mount: 8 11/16 in. × 6 15/16 in. (22 × 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.316
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, lower left: 'Bologna invienteur a Fonteinebleau', middle right: Clio in Greek characters, lower right: 'Clio gesta canes transfactis tempora reddit', numbered lower right: '1'
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Zerner LD no. 33 (copy)
Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. 33 (copy).



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