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The Judgment of Paris

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The Judgment of Paris

ca. 1517-1520 (possibly printed later 16th century)
16th century
289 x 432 mm (11.4 x 17 in.)

Marco Dente (aka Marco da Ravenna), Italian, (ca. 1486–1527)
After Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian, (ca. 1470-1482–1527-1534)
After Raphael, Italian, (1483–1520)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Fine
Marks: Inscribed in ink below plate: “Judicium Priidis” and “Judicium Paridis”; inscribed, lower left: “RAPH. VRBI INVEN” and “SORDENT PRAE FORMA INGENIUM VIRTUS REGNA AURUM”
Marks: Watermark: Letters with flower, possibly unidentified type or variant of Briquet 12046, G. Gaullet/Gigaullet (Briquet 12046 dates to 1560–1570, found Brunswick, 1561; Brussels, 1566; Hamburg, 1569; Arnheim, 1570; Tournai, 1570)
Bibliography: Bartsch 246 (vol. 14, p. 198) as a copy engraved by Raimondi; D. 114 copy no. 1 as possibly by Dente; Illustrated Bartsch 246 (vol. 26, p. 243) as a copy by Dente; First Maniera exhibition catalog (Providence, 1973), 99; Shoemaker 65; P. (vol. 6, 70, 46); Dean, Fairbanks, and Pon, Changing Impressions (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 1999), cat. no. 25, pp. 67–68.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1967
Accession Number: 1967.35.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 289 x 432 mm (11.4 x 17 in.)

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