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Studies of Men's and Women's Torsos, from Principles of Drawing

Series/Portfolio:
Principles of Drawing
Artist:
Jacopo Palma the Younger (Italian, Venice ca. 1548–1628 Venice)
Publisher:
Stefano Scolari (Italian, born Brescia, active Venice, ca. 1640–1691)
Published in:
Venice
Date:
republished in 1659
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 9 3/4 in. (34.7 × 24.8 cm) Plate: 9 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (24.5 × 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.35.2(3)
Not on view
This print is contained in a book of twenty plates of etchings by Jacopo Palma the Younger, first published in Venice in 1608 in collaboration with Odoardo Fialetti. The prints were then published by Giacomo Franco in 1611 and Marcus Sadeler in 1636. This later edition was published by Stefano Scolari in 1659.
Inscription: At lower right: franco forma Cum priuilegio

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Libreria Nironi & Prandi
SKB 4763 (1636); Univ Cat I p. 1531; Cicognara 342
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