OBJECT

definition: stampa

SUBJECT

identification: FORTEZZA
: Fortitude

LOCATION

Londra, British Museum, Prints and Drawings

ACQUISITION

type of acquisition: acquisto
1884

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 150 x 97 ca.
medium material: carta

CONSERVATION

buono

MODALITÀ DI CONSERVAZIONE

RESTORATIONS

INSCRIPTIONS











STEMMI, MARCHI

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Chiaroscuro woodcut from 3 blocks, three blues; 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 Vicentino workshop impressions:

-BnF BD 5A: verdigris ink palette
-BnF EA 26 boite: verdigris ink palette
-MFA 21.10801: gray-green/olive/black https://collections.mfa.org/objects/126942/strength?ctx=ab539c2a-909d-40be-b178-84a560547030&idx=0

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

-Albertina DG 2002/478 (possibly) https://sammlungenonline.albertina.at/m?queryid=b1e9a7de-9f49-4d90-86cf-9b7b6355b610
-Baselitz (Gnann, no. 108) (possibly)
-Rijksmuseum RP-P-OB-31.081 (possibly) http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.51433

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

-MFA 64.1120: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/167870/strength?ctx=1f192a91-6851-4351-aac2-fabff08b381f&idx=0

Example of Andreani impression:

-BM W,4.101: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_W-4-101

PHOTOGRAPHS

type of material: fotografia digitale
ente proprietario: London, British Museum ©

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bartsch A., Le peintre graveur, Vienne, 1803-1821, v. XII, p. 129, n. 4

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.1006.1, https://archivi.cini.it/storiaarte/detail/49906/stampa-49906.html