Nov 2, 2006

The Haul of Monstrous Fish

The Haul of Monstrous Fish


Adamo Scultori

(Italian, c. 1530-1585)

after Giulio Romano

(Italian, 1492/99-1546)


Support: Cream(1) laid paper

Sheet: 20.7 x 31.2 cm (8 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 1922.487

Catalogue raisonné: Bartsch 106 (XV.429)



Adamo belonged to a prominent family of printmakers in Mantua. This engraving is based on a preparatory drawing by Giulio Romano that relates to a fresco he painted in 1527 in the Sala dei Venti (Room of the Winds) in the Palazzo del Tè in Mantua.

See also
PR - Engraving
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