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The Consecration of an Eagle

ca. 1500-1525
15th/16th century
75 x 55 mm (3 x 2.2 in.)

Monogrammist A, Italian
Peregrino da Cesena, Italian

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Fair
Edition: One of 3 known impressions in the U.S. of a copy after Peregrino in the niello manner, larger than the original. An engraved copper plate from which no impression exists is in the British Museum; it is in same direction as Peregrino’s original
Marks: Inscribed within platemark, lower center: “A”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654)
Bibliography: Hind 1 (vol. 5, p. 241); Hind, Nielli, 236; National Gallery of Art, Early Italian Engraving, cat. no. B-19; Dutuit, Epreuves, cat. no. 689; Richard S. Field, ed., A Census of Fifteenth-century Prints in Public Collections of the United States and Canada (New Haven, CT: Print Council of America, 1995).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.133

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