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ENEA VICO (1523–1567)
ENEA VICO (1523–1567)
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ENEA VICO (1523–1567)

Ewer with a Handle fashioned as a Dog

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ENEA VICO (1523–1567)
Ewer with a Handle fashioned as a Dog
engraving, 1543, on laid paper, watermark Anchor in a Circle, a very good but slightly later 16th century impression, after the reduction of the plate, with thread margins on all sides, in very good condition; together with Portrait of Michaelangelo, aged 70, attributed to Enea Vico, engraving, circa 1597-1629, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Crowned Circle, a good but later impression, trimmed to the inner borderline on three sides, trimmed to the tablet below, with touches of grey wash in the eye, some minor stains and foxmarks, otherwise in good condition, with an offset of a copy of Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia on the reverse
Plate 244 x 180 mm., Sheet 247 x 182 mm. (B. 421)
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Provenance
Fürst zu Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna (not in Lugt, see Lugt 4398). (Portrait only)
With Elizabeth Harvey Lee, London.
Acquired from the above, on 25 April 2001. (Portrait and Ewer)
Literature
Bartsch 421 (Ewer).
Miller, Elizabeth, 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, cat. 68d, pp. 236-241 (another impression illustrated). (B. 421)
Not in Bartsch (Portrait).
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