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The Entombment

Artist:
Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Isola di Carturo 1430/31–1506 Mantua)
Date:
ca. 1465–75
Medium:
Engraving and drypoint; second state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 7/16 × 16 3/8 in. (29 × 41.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.42.30
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate on the front of the tomb at center: "HVMANI / GENERIS / REDEMPTO / RI"
Vendor: Henri Grosjean-Maupin, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 25, 2005–October 23, 2005.

Bartsch XIII.229.3; TIB 25[13], 29.3; TIB Commentary 2506.001 S2; Hind 341.6; Borenius 1923, 22.6; H.V.10.2; Kristeller 1901, 399.1; Tietze-Conrat, Mantegna, 242.1; MMA 1992, 202.39; Washington, 1999, pp. 170-75, no. 70.; Salamon 2008, no. 2
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 3, p. 229.

Paul Kristeller, S. Arthur Strong Andrea Mantegna. Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1901, cat. no. 1, p. 399.

Arthur M. Hind Arthur Mayger Hind, British Museum Catalogue of Early Italian Engravings Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. London, 1910, cat. no. 6, p. 341.

Tancred Borenius Four Early Italian Engravers. Medici Society, London, 1923, cat. no. 6, p. 22.

E. Tietze-Conrat Mantegna: Paintings, Drawings, Engravings. Phaidon, London, 1955, cat. no. 1, p. 242.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 3, p. 29, ill.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 001 S2, p. 79.

Ronald W. Lightbown Ronald Lightbown Mantegna. Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, cat. no. 227a, ill.

Mantegna Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992, cat. no. 39, p. 202, ill.

Saverio Lomartire Andrea Mantegna e l'incisione italiana del Rinascimento nelle collezioni dei Musei Civici di Pavia. Electa, Pavia, 2003, cat. no. 1, p. 88, ill.

Silverio Salamon Andrea Mantegna Catalogo dell'opera grafica. Turin, 2008, cat. no. 2, ill.



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