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The Dream of Human Life

17th century

Draftsmen (artists) (artists), [people in the visual arts], [People]
Sebastiano del Piombo (Italian painter and draftsman, born ca. 1485, died 1547)

Artist
After Buonarroti, Michelangelo    more

Etcher
Bisschop, Jan de (Dutch draftsman and etcher, 1628-1671)

Etching

height : 23.2 cm (plate mark) ; width : 19 cm (plate mark)

Notes
Plate 11 from the Paradigmata graphices variorum artificum of 57 plates plus title-page. for series see Hollstein VI, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Catalogue I, 223 and II, 13. Bolten, Dutch and Flemish Drawing Books, 71-72. Van Gelder, Jan de Bisschop (1972). The entire series of these etching are listed on the image database of the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, ref. Achenbach Foundation, 1963.30.38827, 1-58. Second edition, first edition - The Hague, 1671.

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

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

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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