A roman lion-hunt: after the antique (?)

about 1490–1525
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian, about 1475–after 1525)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind V.p33-54.27; Bartsch, XIV, 313, no.416.

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 22 cm (5 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1260

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, lower right corner, writte in brown ink: "F.D.", mark of Francois Debois, Lugt 985 (?).

Markings

Verso, lower left corner, stamped in red ink: Mark of Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309.

Provenance

Francois Debois (died about 1845?, Paris, Lugt 985), prints by G.de Brescia mentioned in Lugt, sale april 23-26 1844, Paris; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); from whom purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund