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Girolamo Mocetto
Italian (ca. 1470 - after 1531) Primary

Andrea Mantegna
Italian (ca. 1431 - 1506) Painter

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Late 15th century - early 16th century
Engraving on laid paper

13 3/16 in. x 9 in. (33.5 cm x 22.86 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.824
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian

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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."
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • 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: 13 3/16 x 9 in. (33.496 x 22.86 cm)

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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Eckhard Leuschner, The Illustrated Bartsch Abaris Books. New York, NY, 1978
    Page Number: 16, Figure Number: 1 (216)

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