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Anonymous, 16th-17th century

The Birth of the Virgin c.1550-1650

Etching | 31.1 x 43.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851419

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This print is supposed to reproduce a lost design by Giulio Romano related to the frescoes in the choir of the Duomo of Verona, commissioned from the master but eventually completed in 1534 by Francesco Torbido to Giulio's designs. Fifth state, with the address of Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi al lower centre, and lettered mark (GIR. FO.) at lower left.
  • Creator(s)

    Anonymous, 16th-17th century (engraver)

    After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

    Attributed to French School, Fontainebleu, 16th century (engraver)

    Rossi, Giovanni Iacomo: alla Pace, Rome (publisher)

    Saint Anne
  • 31.1 x 43.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    30.2 x 42.0 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Birth of the Virgin
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.108 C.IV.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Massari 1993 : Massari, S, 1993. Giulio Romano pinxit et delineavit : Opere grafiche autografe di collaborazione e bottega, Rome pp.104-5, no.97; p.188, under no.177