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Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480 - 1532), printmaker
After Raphael(1483 - 1520), designer
Andrea Andreani (c. 1558/1559 - 1629), publisher

Object name:print

The Miraculous Draught of Fishes

Series title:

chiaroscuro woodcut, c. 1518

Published in Mantova

237 x 343 mm Sheet

Reference:
Bartsch XII.37.13 (ii)

Inscriptions:
RAPHELVRB / INVEN / AA / In mantoua / 1609 (lower left)

Provenance:
Francis Douce (L. 689) (on verso)
Bodleian Library

Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.; WA1863.1700

Comment:
A print translating a Raphael design for one of the cartoons commissioned by Pope Leo X for tapestries for the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Palace, now at the V&A. A late edition published by Andreani in 1609. For a discussion of the work see Oberhuber, K., Gnann, A., 'Roma e lo stile classico di Raffaello (1515-1527)', Milan 1999, cat. no. 8.

Bartsch: Adam Von Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, 21 vols (Vienna: J. von Degen, 1803-1821)
L.: Frits Lugt, Les marques de collection de dessins and d'estampes [...], 2 vols (Amesterdam, Vereenigde Drukkerijen, 1921-1956)

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