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GIORGIO GHISI (1520-1582) AFTER FRANCESCO PRIMATICCIO (1504-1570)
Hercules, Bacchus, Pan and Another God, from: Gods and Goddesses in Roundels
engraving, circa 1560s, on laid paper, watermark Kneeling Saint with Cross in Shield (similar to Lewis 57), a very good impression Lewis' third, final state, printing with a light plate tone; together with Allegorical Figure holding a Sphere (Victory or Fortune?), by the same hand possibly after Giulio Romano (circa 1499-1546), engraving, circa 1565, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys, a very good, even but slightly later impression of the only state
Plate 241 x 151 mm. Sheet 327 x 250 mm. (B. 34)
Plate 179 x 241 mm., Sheet 190 x 252 mm. (B. 48)

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Provenance
With R.E. Lewis, San Fransisco; acquired from the above, on 25 April 1995. (B. 34)
With Galerie Paul Prouté, Paris; acquired from the above, on 26 September 2000. (B. 48)
Literature
Bartsch 34, 48; Lewis & Lewis 30, 38; Massari 203, 225
Special notice
These lots have been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
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