second quarter 1500s
Support: Beige(1) laid paper, laid down on laid paper
Sheet: 21.7 x 41 cm (8 9/16 x 16 1/8 in.); Platemark: 20.8 x 40.5 cm (8 3/16 x 15 15/16 in.)
Delia E. Holden Fund 1958.314
Edition: three impressions known, the other two printed with wood block
Impression: working proof (unique)
Domenico Beccafumi was a Mannerist painter and sculptor who completed several religious and civic commissions in his home town of Siena. An experimental printmaker, Beccafumi made a chiaroscuro print, mixing engraving and woodcut on the same sheet. This print is a rare impression of the engraved plate alone.
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