Danae and the infant Perseus cast out to sea by Acrisius

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua) ? [or his circle]
Date:
1543
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/16 x 7 1/2 in. (13.5 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.16-133
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower left with Ghisi's monogram 'G MAF' and the year '1543'.
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.6 (only state); Bellini 1979, p.164; Bellini 1998 no.3 (only state); B.XV.411.65
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Paolo Bellini "Incisioni di Giorgio Ghisi" Rassegna di studi e di notizie. 7, 1979.

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.