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Mars and Venus, with Cupids and Graces  - Rosso Fiorentino prints

Mars and Venus, with Cupids and Graces

By Rosso Fiorentino

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Mars and Venus, with Cupids and Graces  - Rosso Fiorentino print

Rosso Fiorentino
1575

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Reference: Bartsch XV (Caraglio), p.49, 51, reversed copy

Date: 1575

Medium: engraving

Edition size: Unknown

Image size: 42 x 34 cm

Sheet size: 44 x 36 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: unsigned

Price: poa

Description:

A number of works in various media are based not on the original chiaroscuro drawing of 1530 by Rosso, but on the engraving signed HCB and previously attributed to Caraglio. No one has yet identified the author of our engraving, though it is skilful and was produced in the circle of Antonio Lafreri in Rome about thirty years later.

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