Giulio Bonasone - Bust of Juno

Description
Giulio Bonasone - Bust of Juno
Engraving - Not signed - 1531-1576

Bust of Juno. One of a set of 6 Prints depicting sculptural busts of mythological figures.

Engraving by Giulio Bonasone

Inscription: GIVNO / NE

Condition: Good condition. Cut to border. Stuck-down on edges. Some uneven printing or marks near edges of the print, and possibly a small tear near top-right corner. See photos.

Reference: Bartsch XV.147.136 ; Massari 1983 188

British Museum Online Collection Museum number: H,5.206

Giulio Bonasone (c. 1498 – after 1574) was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He is best known as an engraver and is believed to have trained with Marcantonio Raimondi. He worked mainly in Mantua, Rome and Venice and with great success, producing etchings and engravings after the old masters and his own designs.

Lot details
Artist
Giulio Bonasone
Title of artwork
Bust of Juno
Year
1531-1576
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
See description
Sold with frame
No
Image size
11×14.2 cm
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