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1Giovanni Pietro da Birago (fl. 1470-1513) Three ornamental vertical panels with sphinxes, decorative shields and putti
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Giovanni pietro da birago (fl. 1470-1513) three ornamental vertical panels with sphinxes

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Giovanni Pietro da Birago (fl. 1470-1513)
Three ornamental vertical panels with sphinxes, decorative shields and putti (from a series of twelve unnumbered vertical panels)

£600 - 800

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Giovanni Pietro da Birago (fl. 1470-1513)
Three ornamental vertical panels with sphinxes, decorative shields and putti (from a series of twelve unnumbered vertical panels)

Engravings, circa 1490-1515, well inked impressions with little wear, printing clearly with shading details and wiping marks, on laid paper with watermarks of an encircled fleur de lis with three mounts surmounted by the letter 'M' [not in Briquet], each sheet approximately 525 x 77mm (20 3/4 x 3in) (unframed) (3)

Literature:
Bartsch 28, 29, and 31; Hind 8, 9, and 11

Condition Report

trimmed within the platemarks, slightly unevenly

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Full Lot Details

Giovanni Pietro da Birago (fl. 1470-1513)
Three ornamental vertical panels with sphinxes, decorative shields and putti (from a series of twelve unnumbered vertical panels)

Engravings, circa 1490-1515, well inked impressions with little wear, printing clearly with shading details and wiping marks, on laid paper with watermarks of an encircled fleur de lis with three mounts surmounted by the letter 'M' [not in Briquet], each sheet approximately 525 x 77mm (20 3/4 x 3in) (unframed) (3)

Literature:
Bartsch 28, 29, and 31; Hind 8, 9, and 11

Condition Report

trimmed within the platemarks, slightly unevenly

Condition reports are prepared by the department as a courtesy and guide for clients, and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Condition reports are not warranties and each lot is sold ‘as is’ in accordance with the terms and conditions of sale, as listed on www.forumauctions.co.uk. Forum Auctions cannot take any responsibility for error or omission. Purchasers must in all cases be responsible for determining the condition themselves. The absence of a condition report does not imply that a lot is in perfect condition. Please contact the department for additional images at info@forumauctions.co.uk.