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Two lovers, a man pulling a woman toward a bed, from 'The Loves of the Gods'

Series/Portfolio:
The Loves of the Gods (Amorosi diletti degli dei)
Artist:
Giulio Bonasone (Italian, active Rome and Bologna, 1531–after 1576)
Date:
1531–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 1/2 x 4 3/16 in. (14 x 10.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.602.145(11)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom: 'Julio bonasone inve'.

Marking: Thomas Lawrence's collectors mark bottom left of recto (Lugt 2446)
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, Bristol 1769–1830 London); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XV.152.160; Massari 1983, no.61a
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Stefania Massari Giulio Bonasone. Rome, 1983.



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