GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)
GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

Noah and the Animals leaving the Ark

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GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)
Noah and the Animals leaving the Ark
engraving, 1544, on laid paper, watermark Ladder in a Circle surmounted by a Star (similar to Briquet 5920), a very good, early impression of the first state (of two), trimmed on or just inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, with a vertical central fold, generally in good condition
Sheet 304 x 384 mm.
Provenance
Peter Lely (1618-1680), London (Lugt 2092); possibly his posthumous sale, Sonnius, Lankrink et Thompson, London, 11 April 1688 (and following days).
Literature
Bartsch 4; Massari 38a

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Lot Essay

Albeit with some changes and additions, the composition is based on Raphael's fresco in the third vault of so-called Logge di Raffaello in the Vatican.

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