London, South Kensington
8 December 2010
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (active circa 1490-1525) after Nicoletto da Modena (active circa 1500-1520)
An ornamental Panel with Figures (Bartsch 22)
engraving, circa 1516, a very good impression of this very rare print (Hind recorded only six impressions, in public collections), printed in dark brown ink, trimmed slightly unevenly close to or fractionally into the subject, an inconspicuous horizontal crease through the centre of the sheet, other minor creases with tiny touches of wear, occasional pale brown staining, laid onto an album sheet at the edges verso
S. 261 x 127 mm.
Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth; Old Master Prints from Chatsworth, Christie's, London, 5 December 1985, lot 53 (£ 5,000).
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