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The Visitation

Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
After Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)
Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512–1577 Rome)
Engraving; third state of six (BLL)
Sheet (Trimmed): 12 5/8 × 19 11/16 in. (32 × 50 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on a tablet in image lower right: "GEORGIUS MANTUANUS .F.", upper right: ".FRAN: SALVIATI .IN:", and bottom center: "ANT. LAFRERII"

Marking: Stamped on verso: collector's mark for the Albertina (Lugt 5h).
Graphische Sammlung Albertina; Vendor: Graphische Sammlung Albertina
Boorsh, Lewis and Lewis 58.10.iii; Bellini 1998, 58.10.iv; Bartsch XV.384.1; TIB 31[15], 28.1
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 1, p. 384.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 1, p. 28, ill.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 10.iii, p. 58, ill.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998, cat. no. 10.iv, p. 58, ill.

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