Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: French Lily in circle (Italian paper).
Sheet size: 66,5 x 41,6 cm. (26,2 x 16,4 inch). Image size: 65,5 x 39,8 cm. (25,8 x 15,7 inch).
The print is dedicated to the Prior of the church of the Trinita in Venice, Pierto Lippomani. Originally published ca. 1560-1573 by Domenico Zenoi (Italian, active Venice and Padua, 1559?74), and in 1584 in Rome, by Giovanni Battista di Lazzaro Panzera da Parma (Italian, born 1541, active Rome 1577?98). Ref: Bartsch XVI.220.13.II.
Made by ‘Giovanni Battista Fontana’ after ‘Domenico’. Giovanni Battista Fontana (c. 1524-1587) Italian engraver from Padua, died in Mantua.
Condition: Good, given age. Paper loss in left bottom remargined and retouched with pencil. Tear at top middle restored. Currently attached to modern paper for strength and handling. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: CALVARY MOUNTAIN-JESUS BEARING CROSS-MONTE CALVARIO