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Krater from a series of Vases after the Antique

Artist:
Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Date:
1530
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 1/4 x 6 11/16 in. (21 x 17 cm)
Classifications:
Albums, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.50.1(36)
Not on view
Krater characterized by coiled handles and winged putti supporting the gadrooned upper rim. Second plate from a series of twelve vases after the antique, engraved by Antonio Veneziano and dated 1530-1531. The prints were later published again by Antonio Salamanca.
Inscription: From left to right, and top to bottom: '2' (modern pencil); '131' (pen and ink); '27' (pencil); '36' (pencil); 'SIC.ROMAE.ANTIQVI.SCULPTORES.EX. / ARE ET MARMORE. FACIEBANT'; '1530'; 'A.V (inscribed in a little tablet); 'No 2' (pencil - numbering by Destailleur)
Hippolyte-Alexandre-Gabriel-Walter Destailleur (French, Paris, 1822–1893)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 1, 1999–January 24, 2000.

Bartsch XIV.388.542 i/ii; SKB 1121 later ed.; Jessen 718, later ed.; Guilmand 285.16.i; Fuhring 1989, no 650; Miller 1999, cat, no 66
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