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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (CIRCA 1470/82 - CIRCA 1527/34)
MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (CIRCA 1470/82 - CIRCA 1527/34)

Two Satyrs punishing a Nymph

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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (CIRCA 1470/82 - CIRCA 1527/34)
Two Satyrs punishing a Nymph
engraving, circa 1510-30, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of this extremely rare print, trimmed to or on the borderline, an unobtrusively repaired horizontal central crease, otherwise in good condition
Sheet 186 x 134 mm.
Provenance
Pierre Mariette II (1634-1716), Paris, with his initials in ink and dated 1679 verso (see Lugt 1789).
John Barnard (died 1784), London, with his initials in ink verso (see Lugt 1420); his sale, Th. Philipe, London, 16 April 1798 and the following days, lot 52 (£2-3 to Philipe).
Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), London and Fonthill (Lugt 151).
Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011), Vicenza; then by descent to the present owners.
Literature
Bartsch XIV. 231. 306

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Lot Essay

To our knowledge, no other impression of this rare erotic print has been offered at auction within the last thirty years. The impression illustrated in Bartsch is in Berlin. The Metropolitan Museum has a weak, later impression, the British Museum none.

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