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An allegory of sickness, man laying prostrate on a bed surrounded by figures

Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
ca. 1540
Engraving (only state)
sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 7/16 in. (29.8 x 21.4 cm) trimmed within platemark
Credit Line:
Gift of Michal and R.E. Lewis, 1984
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered monogram lower left: 'G.MAF.'
Michal Lewis; R. E. Lewis; Donor: Gift of Michal Lewis Donor: Gift of R. E. Lewis
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis , no.1; Bellini 1998, no.1; Bartsch XV.410.63
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.

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