OBJECT

definition: stampa

SUBJECT

identification: SPERANZA
: Hope

LOCATION

Washington D.C., Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

PROVENANCE

DATE

sec. XVI, secondo quarto
1540 ca. - 1549 ca.

AUTHOR

EDITORI/STAMPATORI

Niccolò Vicentino, 1510 ca./ post 1566 (bottega)
Veneto

TECHNICAL DATA

xilografia; chiaroscuro; mm 145 x 97 ca.
medium material: carta

CONSERVATION

buono

MODALITÀ DI CONSERVAZIONE

RESTORATIONS

INSCRIPTIONS











STEMMI, MARCHI

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Chiaroscuro woodcut from 3 blocks, verdigris ink palette; only state

See comment in ALU.1003.1
from
Naoko Takahatake, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June-September 2018, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, October 2018-January 2019, DelMonico Books/Prestel, Munich-London-New York, 2018, pp. 157-160.

Other workshop Vicentino impressions:

-PMA 1985-52-2106: orange/brown/black https://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/30050.html?mulR=865910796|13
-MFA 64.1117: gray/dark gary/black https://collections.mfa.org/objects/168315/hope?ctx=4358cd70-187b-44f6-9941-9717a2d59df7&idx=0
-MFA 64.1115: verdigris ink palette https://collections.mfa.org/objects/168292/hope?ctx=6c3ca076-97b6-4f8e-b7d3-eb2b183e1d93&idx=0
-BnF BD 5A: verdigris ink palette
-Budapest 6190: verdigris ink palette http://printsanddrawings.hu/search/prints/6190/
-Fitzwilliam: yellow/blue black

Ladder in a Shield Printer impressions in light brown/brown/black:

-BM 1859.0709.2382 (possibly)
-Albertina DG2002/480 (possibly) https://sammlungenonline.albertina.at/m?queryid=f37885da-e5ab-4e1e-990f-f9af5a2c276a

Printer of Greek Text impression in yellow ocher/brown/black:

-Rijksmuseum RP-P-OB-31.079: http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.51428

Example of Andreani impression:

-BM 1859,0709.2381: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1859-0709-2381

PHOTOGRAPHS

type of material: fotografia digitale
ente proprietario: Washington, Library of Congress ©

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bartsch A., Le peintre graveur, Vienne, 1803-1821, v. XII, p. 128, n. 2

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Trotter W.H., Chiaroscuro woodcuts of the circles of Raphael and Parmigianino a study in reproductive graphics, The Univ. of North Carolina, 1974, pp. 290–292
Cordellier D./ Py B., Raffaello e i suoi disegni di Raffaello e della sua cerchia, Roma, 1992, pp. 642–644, n. 1050
, The Sixteenth century Greek book in Italy. Printers and publishers for the Greek world, Venezia, 1994, pp. 32–38, 429., n. 13, fig. 36
Johnson J., "Greek gexts on chiaroscuro woodcuts", in Print Quarterly, 2012, pp. 417-418, pp. 417-418
Gnann A., In Farbe! Clair-obscur-Holzschnitte der Renaissance - Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Georg Baselitz und der Albertina in Wien, Monaco, 2013, 228–230,, fig. 59
Stiber Morenus L., "The chiaroscuro woodcut printmaking of Ugo da Carpi, Antonio da Trento and Niccolò Vicentino: technique in relation to artistic style", Printing colour 1400 - 1700, Leiden, 2015, 123-139, pp. 133–139
Stiber Morenus L./ Eng C.W./ Takahatake N./ Rambaldi D.C., "Sixteenth -and Seventeenth- Century Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcut: Instrumental Analysis, Degradation and Conservation", in Journal of the American Institute of Conservation, 2015, pp. 238-271, pp. 248, 254
Takahatake N., The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, Los Angeles, 2018, pp. 157-160 (Stiber Morenus L./ Takahatake N.) 
https://www.thelacmastore.org/products/the-chiaroscuro-woodcut-in-renaissance-italy?_pos=1&_sid=ce2a0cc2a&_ss=r

MOSTRE/ESPOSIZIONI

ENTRY'S AUTHOR

Stiber Morenus L./ Takahatake N., 2020
Stiber Morenus L./ Takahatake N., Atlante delle xilografie italiane del Rinascimento, ALU.1004.1, https://archivi.cini.it/storiaarte/detail/49841/stampa-49841.html