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Men chasing escaped horses in a landscape, with a large tree in right foreground and left middleground, from a series of landscapes dedicated to the Grand Duke of Tuscany

Series/Portfolio:
Series of landscaped dedicated ot the Grand Duke of Tuscany
Artist:
Ercole Bazicaluva (Italian, born Pisa (?), ca. 1600, active Florence ca. 1638)
Dedicatee:
Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Italian, Florence 1610–1670 Florence)
Date:
1638
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/16 × 10 1/16 in. (18.3 × 25.6 cm) Plate: 6 7/8 × 9 13/16 in. (17.5 × 24.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.91.12
Not on view
This print is from a series of landscapes, which was dedicated to Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. The series was neither seen nor numbered by Bartsch but he cites Carl Heinrich von Heinecken's entry on Ercole Bazzicaluve in the 'Dictonnaire des Artistes' (1778) . According to von Heinecken, the series comprises twelve plates, but Bellini and Carter Leach in The Illustrated Bartsch (vol.44) were only able to locate nine plates.
Inscription: Lower right corner, outside of plate margins, in pen and ink: 10 ~
Vendor: Henri Grosjean-Maupin, Paris
B.XX.73.12; TIB.44.73.12; Meaume II.559.1390; Meyer III.230.8
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XX.73.12.

Edouard Meaume Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de Jacques Callot. 1860, cat. no. II.559.1390, 559.

Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon. III, Leipzig, 1885, cat. no. 230.8, 230.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 44.73.12, 262.



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