Girolamo Fagiuoli, after Francesco Salviati - Adam and Eve grieve over the dead Abel

Girolamo Fagiuoli, after Francesco Salviati - Adam and Eve grieve over the dead Abel
Engraving - Not signed - ca. 1539-1574

Adam and Eve lament the death of Abel. In the background, there is a scene of Cain killing Abel.

This print was originally attributed to Beatrizet, but is now thought to have been engraved by Girolamo Fagiuoli. It is based on a design by Francesco Salviati.

Inscription: Ant. Lafrery Romae.
Verses in latin.

On laid paper, with watermark (see photo)

Condition: Generally in good condition. Some marks and damage near corners. See photos.

Reference: "Ant. Lafreri Formis Romae: Der Verleger Antonio Lafreri und seine Druckgraphikproduktion" (2016, Lukasverlag):
Adam und Eva beweinen den Tod Abels.
Second State with addition of inscription of "Ant. Lafrery Romae".

British Museum Online Collection Museum number: V,1.128

Girolamo Faccioli (Fagiuoli) was an engraver and goldsmith from Bologna, mentioned by Vasari. Some of his prints were published in Rome around 1538-1543. None of his prints are signed, and so there is uncertainty about authorship.

Antoine Lafréry (1512-1577). French engraver, cartographer and publisher, active in Rome.

Francesco Salviati, also known as Francesco de'Rossi,( 1510 - 1563). Italian Mannerist painter, particularly of frescos, who lived and worked mainly in Florence, but also produced works in Bologna and Rome. '

Lot details
Girolamo Fagiuoli, after Francesco Salviati
Title of artwork
Adam and Eve grieve over the dead Abel
ca. 1539-1574
Not signed
See description
Sold with frame
Image size
26.7×38.5 cm
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