A man seated at right receiving an audience (the statue of Bacchus excised from the print in the upper right)
Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)
Engraving and etching
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 19 5/8 in. (35.8 × 49.8 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Not on view
The print is mounted to sheet that originally belonged to an album. The number '3802' is written on tab that is pasted to the left edge of the mount. A note in French and some German in a 19th century hand describing its subject is attached to the mount.
Vendor: H. Vetter
Bartsch XVI.145.79; TIB.32, 235.79
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 79, p. 145.
TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 79, p. 235.
Artist: Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)Date: 1554–61Medium: Red chalk (recto); pen and brown ink (verso) (the ink of this latter study has bled through at lower left of recto)Accession: 80.3.58On view in:Not on view