Circle of Bartolomeus Spranger (Antwerp 1546-1611 Prague)
Circle of Bartolomeus Spranger (Antwerp 1546-1611 Prague)

Jupiter seducing Callisto in the guise of Diana, probably a design for silverware

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Circle of Bartolomeus Spranger (Antwerp 1546-1611 Prague)
Jupiter seducing Callisto in the guise of Diana, probably a design for silverware
with inscription 'Barth. Spranger Delliniavit' (verso)
black chalk, traces of red chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, black chalk framing lines, shaped cartouche, reddened on the verso and incised for transfer, indistinct watermark
5 x 4¼ in. (12.6 x 10.8 cm.)
Provenance
Johann Martin Friedrich Geissler (1779-1853) (L. 1072), with his inscription 'Frederic Geissler graveur à Nuremberg 1800' (verso).

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