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Etching The Parnasse - Mantegna

REF KM000485 EAN 3336728484790

 Etching The Parnasse - Mantegna

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Etching The Parnasse - Mantegna

Plate engraved in 1880 by J.-B. Danguin (1823-1894) after a 15th century painting by A. Mantegna
Etching and chisel on copper, H. 56 L. 76 cm
Print from the original plate belonging to the Collection of the Chalcography of the Louvre, inv. 485

Before the invention of photography and good-quality printing processes, the so-called "interpretive print" was the only means of disseminating the masterpieces of the Louvre Museum to a wide audience.

Print made for the exhibition of the Louvre, Albrecht Altdorfer. Master of the German Renaissance.

Engraving date
1880
Dimensions
56 x 76 cm
Engraver
Jean-Baptiste Danguin
Museum
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Themes
Religion
Art movement
Renaissance
Artist
Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506)
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