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Marcantonio Raimondi

Image: The Plague in Crete (“Il Morbetto”)

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The Plague in Crete (“Il Morbetto”)

ca. 1514-1515
16th century
195 x 248 mm (7.7 x 9.8 in.)

Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian, (ca. 1470-1482–1527-1534)
After Raphael, Italian, (1483–1520)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Second state
Print impression quality: Outstanding
Bibliography: Bartsch 417 (vol. 14, p. 314) as “extrèmement rare”; Henri Delaborde 189 ii; Dora & Erwin Panofsky, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1958, p. 138 and fig. 30; Johann David Passavant (vol. 6), 24, 27; Illustrated Bartsch 417 (vol. 27, p. 105); Shoemaker 31; Goldfarb, Art’s Lament, cat. no. 4; Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 33, pp. 58–59; Dean, Fairbanks, and Pon, Changing Impressions (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 1999), cat. no. 22, pp. 64–67.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.14.11

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  • illness - State of poor health, of being subject to a disease, disorder, or other malfunctioning of the mind or body. [February 1991 descriptor added.]
  • mythology

  • plate Dimensions: 195 x 248 mm (7.7 x 9.8 in.)

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