344. [Italian]

Master of the Die. After Baldassare Peruzzi

The story of Apollo and Daphne.

C. 1530-1560

Engraving, 24,6 x 18,2 cm, laid paper, signed with a die at lower right corner (trimmed just outside platemark, small tear at uuper left edge, old paper repair at upper right corner, number in pen and brown ink at bottom right corner).

Stuck under passe-partout.

Apollo standing naked at left shooting a python at right with an arrow, above left are the muses on a mound and at right on a cloud Cupid approaches Apollo. From the series on "The Story of Apollo and Daphne" (4 pl). Lettered with eight lines of text in two blocks in bottom margin.
Ref. Bartsch 19.

€ 200 / 300

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