Giorgio Ghisi (1520 - 1582) - Gods and Goddesses in roundels: Apollo, Neptune, Pluto and Athenaca

Description
Giorgio Ghisi (1520 - 1582) - Gods and Goddesses in roundels: Apollo, Neptune, Pluto and Athenaca
Engraving - signed in the plate - ca. 1560

Condition: good and early print in nice condition cropped on the image’s edge. Hand-laid paper with non-definable watermark. (Last photos.)

From the left Apollo, Neptune holds a fork, Pluto wears a helmet and Athena sits naked at the right, from a series of four Gods and Goddesses in roundels.
after F. Primaticcio ca. 1560, w address “Fra. Bol. G. MF” in centre below the image, tipped onto mount.

Reference: Lewis 1985 33, Bellini 1998 45, Bartsch XV.404.51.

Lot details
Artist
Giorgio Ghisi (1520 - 1582)
Title of artwork
Gods and Goddesses in roundels: Apollo, Neptune, Pluto and Athenaca
Year
ca. 1560
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
179×232 mm
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