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Image of Discovery of the Books of Sibyls

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Attributed to
Marcantonio Raimondi
Italian (c. 1470/1482 - 1527/1534) Primary



Discovery of the Books of Sibyls

Late 15th century - early 16th century
Engraving

Sheet
9.75 x 15 15/16 in. (24.765 x 40.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.29
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • religion and mythology

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 9.75 x 15 15/16 in. (24.765 x 40.5 cm)

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