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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1372
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian (Argini, Italy c. 1470 - c. 1527 Bologna, Italy ?)
After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Italian (Pieve di Cadore, Italy c. 1488 - 1576 Venice, Italy)
Title
Pietro Aretino
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Italian portraits
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1647
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/243824
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 18.5 × 13.5 cm (7 5/16 × 5 5/16 in.)
sheet: 20 × 15 cm (7 7/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right corner of sheet, graphite: [in hand of Randall] Wenceslaus Hollar sculpsit
  • inscription: in plate, top left and right corners: Titianus pinxit. / WH[linked]ollar fecit, 1647.
  • inscription: in plate, bottom: PIERRE ARETIN / / Né à Arezzo en Toscane, mort environ l'an 1556. agé de 65 ans. / AP[linked]aris chez Odieuvre, Md d'Estampes, quai de l'Ecole vis-àvis la Samarite a la belle Image. C.P.R.
  • inscription: lower left corner of sheet, graphite: [in hand of Randall? virtually illegible] drit abdr
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] 1372
  • inscription: verso, graphite: 1250/1504 No. 11
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv/iv
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 968, Pennington 1346
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1372
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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