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Agostino Carracci (1557 - 1602), printmaker

Object name:print

Possibly a headpiece in the form of a fan

Series title:

engraving, with some etching and pen and ink, 1589 - 1595

Published in 

224 x 299 mm Sheet

Reference:
Bartsch XVIII.149.260
DeGrazia Bohlin 193.I

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

Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.; WA1863.5105

Comment:
An impression before letterpress, damaged, showing a laterrepair at the top left corner; in the bottom right corner three additional medallions, which may have been intended as alternatives to the ones within the image.

Bartsch: Adam Von Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, 21 vols (Vienna: J. von Degen, 1803-1821)
DeGrazia Bohlin: Prints and Related Drawings by the Carracci Family. A Catalogue Raisonné, DeGrazia Bohlin, D., ed. (Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1979)
L.: Frits Lugt, Les marques de collection de dessins and d'estampes [...], 2 vols (Amesterdam, Vereenigde Drukkerijen, 1921-1956)

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