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Venus and Vulcan at the Forge

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
Date:
mid-1550s
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 7 1/2 x 12 5/16 in. (19 x 31.3 cm) sheet: 8 1/16 x 12 7/8 in. (20.5 x 32.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.1159
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at lower left '.G.MAF.', lower centre 'PIRINVS. IN.' and lower right 'Gio. Jacomo Rossi formis Romae alla Pace'
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.19.iv; Bellini 1998 no.12.iv; B.XV.405.54
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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