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  • Designs after Polidoro da Caravaggio
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Designs after Polidoro da Caravaggio

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (Printed)

  • Date:

    Mid seventeenth century (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)
    Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Designer)
    Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.902B-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 66

Physical description

Etching.

Place of Origin

Rome (Printed)

Date

Mid seventeenth century (Printed)

Artist/maker

da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)
Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Designer)
Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower centre: ‘POLIDORO INVEN. Gio. Bat. Galestruzzi fece.’
The number ‘1’ appears further to the right.

Dimensions

Height: 11.8 cm Plate mark, Width: 19.1 cm Plate mark

Descriptive line

Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi. A cuirass between pairs of shields and vases. Plate1 from a series of 6 prints derived from frescoes on the façade of Palazzo Milesi, Rome, by Polidoro da Caravaggio.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Schestag, F.: Illustrierter Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des K.K. Österreich. Museums für Kunst und Industrie., Wien 1871, p. 78.
Bellini, Paolo, ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 46. Italian masters of the seveneenth century, Virgil Solis. New York: Abaris Books, 1985, No. 047.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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