Requires Photography

Fantastic Landscape with Ruins

About 1555–60
Monogrammist BD (or DB) (Italian (?), active about 1555–1558), Monogrammist HI (Italian (?), active about 1558)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler, Monogrammisten, I, no. 1755 (Monogrammist BD); Nagler, Monogrammisten II, no. 949 (Monogrammist DB); Nagler, Monogrammisten III, no. 1089 (Monogrammist HI)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.2 x 30.8 cm (7 15/16 x 12 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

1996.66

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Two monograms engraved in the plate on two rocks, placed side by side in lower right of image: BD (or DB) (the "D" intersects the "B " at a 45-degree angle); and HI (the "I" is inscribed within the "H", with a tiny curve at the center of the crossbar of the "H" to leave room for the bottom crossbar of the "I")

Provenance

Paul McCarron/Susan Schulman, New York; from whom purchased May 22, 1996

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard