Rare Antique Master Print-CALVARY MOUNTAIN-JESUS BEARING CROSS-Fontana-Campagnola-1584



Monte Calvario – Large engraving printed from two plates depicting Jesus bearing the Cross up Mount Calvary and falling. The different stages of Christ?s procession to Calvary. He falls in the center under the weight of the cross. At left Saint Veronica who approaches Christ to wipe his face, leads a group of women including the Virgin. Above preparations are underway to raise the crosses. Very rare!

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‘Monte Calvario’

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.



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Dimensions 41 × 66 × 1 cm


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