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Dream of Human Life, The
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Dream of Human Life, The

1671

Draftsmen (artists)
Sebastiano del Piombo (ca. 1485-1547)

Artist
After Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)

Etcher
Jan de Bisschop (c.1628-1671)

Publisher
Leth, Hendrik de, I (active ca. 1700-1759)

Visscher, Claes Claesz. (Nicolaes) II (1649-1702)

Etching

Height: 22.2 cm (plate mark); Width: 18.9 cm (plate mark);

Notes
This is plate 11 from the Paradigmata graphices variorum Artificum; voor-Beelden der Teken-Konst van verscheyde Meesters, the first edition published by the printmaker in the Hague, 1671, the second edition was published in Amsterdam by Nic. Vis

Inscription
Typed, lower centre margin, recto, later Witt inscription, MICHELANGELO //
Printed, within image, upper right, 11 //
Printed, within image, lower, M.A. Bon. inv. Seb. del Rombo d. JE f. //
Typed, lower left margin, recto, later Witt inscription, J. de Bisschop, / N. Visscher, Paradigmata. //

Acquisition
Witt Library; transfer; 1990
G.1990.WL.2934.12



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