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Enea Vico

Venus and Vulcan (Bartsch 27)

Lot Closed

December 9, 02:30 PM GMT


3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Details


Enea Vico (After Parmigianino)

1523 - 1567

Venus and Vulcan (Bartsch 27)

Engraving, 1543, a fine, warm impression of the third (final) state published by Antonio Salamanca, on paper with a Five-pointed Crown under a Six-pointed Star watermark (Woodward 263), framed

plate: 230 by 343mm 9 by 13⅜in

sheet: 237 by 351mm 9⅜ by 13¾in

Ex coll. Unidentified collector's mark (not in L.)

After a drawing by Parmigianino, probably now lost, but related to a copy of the original most recently in a private collection in London. (A. E. Popham, Catalogue of Drawings by Parmigianino, 1971, Vol. I, p. 242, no. O.C.54).