Exhibitions/ Art Object

View of the Amphitheater of Verona

Artist:
Enea Vico (Italian, Parma 1523–1567 Ferrara)
Date:
ca. 1540–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 19 5/8 × 34 3/4 in. (49.8 × 88.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.454
Not on view
Printed from two plates.
Bartsch incorrectly identifies as the Colosseum in Rome

Inscription: Lettered in plate along large stone at lower left: AL GRAN CO / SIMO DE MEDI / CI DVCA II DI / FIORENZA ET / DI TOSCHANA / DELLE VIRTV / REMVNERATORE / D.D. / ENEA VICO / DA PARMA / ET / INTAGLIAVA

Along smaller stone to the right: LELIVS QVINTVS FLA / MINIVS [...] Senatus Venetiae / in Decennium
Vendor: Graphische Sammlung Albertina
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 12, 1993–October 25, 1993.

Bartsch XV.349.419; TIB.30[15], 258.419
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 419, p. 349.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 419 (349), p. 258, ill.



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