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The Triumph of Bacchus

Anonymous, Italian?, 16th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
After Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
16th century
sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. (19.7 x 25.7 cm) trimmed to oval
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and ink, lower centre, 'Iv.o Bonasoni F 1540'

Marking: On verso stamped lower left 'DOUBLETTE DER ALBERTINA'
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.R 5 (rejected); Bellini 1998 no.F 23 (rejected); B.XV.403.46
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.

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