‘Michael Angelus Bonarotos Casention Florentinus.’
Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 10,5 x 10,5 cm. (4,1 x 4,1 inch). Image size: 10 x 10 cm. (3,9 x 3,9 inch).
Plate originates from a first edition of: ´L´Academia Tedesca della Architectura, Scultura & Pittura: oder Teutsche Academie der Edlen Bau-, Bild- und Mahlerey-Künste …´, by Joachim von Sandrart der Alte., published in Nuremburg, Germany in 1675. The Teutsche Academie is an illustrated compendium of art education and of artist biographies compiled from a variety of sources as well as descriptions of Roman antiquities, inventories of famous private art collections and libraries.
Made by ‘Joachim von Sandrart der Alte’ after an anonymous artist. Author and Artist: Joachim von Sandrart der Alte. (1606 – 1688). Sandrart, born in Frankfurt am Main, was a famour art historian, painter, engraver and translator. His most famous work ´Teutsche Academie…´ was published in 1675 and a second extended edition in 1679.
Condition: Good, given age. No margins, a small margin added, brown spots and on the left an upper sides, image not affected. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: MICHELANGELO-ITALIAN PAINTER-PORTRAIT