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Engraving - Apollo and the Python
  • Apollo and the Python
    Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602
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Apollo and the Python

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Tuscany (printed)

  • Date:

    1590s (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602 (engraver)
    Buontalenti, Bernardo (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.218-1942

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 123

Physical description

Engraving showing an intermezzo performed in honour of the marriage of Grand Duke Ferdinand I of Tuscany to Christina of Lorraine.

Place of Origin

Tuscany (printed)

Date

1590s (published)

Artist/maker

Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602 (engraver)
Buontalenti, Bernardo (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 9.625 in, Width: 13.625 in

Descriptive line

Agostino Carracci after Bernardo Buontalenti. 'Apollo and the Python'. Engraving showing an intermezzo performed in honour of the marriage of Grand Duke Ferdinand I of Tuscany to Christina of Lorraine, 1589.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1942, London: HMSO, 1955.
A. Bartsch. Le Peinture Graveur. Vienna, 1803-21

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints; Theatre; Entertainment & Leisure; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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