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The Fall of Troy and Escape of Aeneas

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Scultori (Italian, 1503–1575)
Date:
mid-1540's
Medium:
Engraving; first state of five (BLL)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 19 7/8 in. (38.8 × 50.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.570.302
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in image lower centre: ".I.B.MANTUANUS. IN"; lower right: "GEORGIUS MANTUANUS F"
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Donor: Elisha Whittelsey Fund
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis 1985 51.8.i; Bellini 1998 55.9.i; Bartsch XV.397.29; TIB 31[15], 80.29
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 29, p. 397.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 29, p. 80, ill.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 8.i, p. 51, ill.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998, cat. no. 9.i, p. 55, ill.



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