Capital and Base of a Column from the Temple of Jupiter

about 1635–50
Master GA of the Caltrop (Italian, active about 1538)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler, Monogrammisten, II, 2679, probably no. 8 (the inscription on the plate varies slightly from that described in Nagler); Passavant, VI, p. 163, no. 25

Dimensions

Platemark: 44.5 x 31.3 cm (17 1/2 x 12 5/16 in.) Platemark: 33.9 x 21.9 cm (13 3/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1311

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right, in a banderole, "DE GIOVE / SOTTO.CAPI / TOLIO / IN ROMA / IN EL TENPIO / BASA"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of the British Museum (Lugt 302); verso, lower left, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the British Museum (Lugt 305); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

British Museum, London (Lugt 302, 305); Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York; from whom purchased November 9, 1960

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund