GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO (CIRCA1499-1546)
Flora with her Nymphs
engraving,circa1531-50, on laid paper, watermark Two crossed Arrows with a Star (Massari 77, similar to Briquet 6299), a fine impression of Massari’s second state (of three), printing with many wiping marks, trimmed inside the subject above, thread margins elsewhere, a few pale moisture stains at the sheet edges, the lower sheet edge backed, otherwise in good condition.
Plate 316 x 431 mm., Sheet 316 x 435 mm.
With Olimpia Theodoli, London.
Acquired from the above, on 15 July 1998.
Flora (Latin: Flōra) is a Roman goddess of flowers and of the season of spring.