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GIOVANNI DE MEDICI IN DUEL - Hendrick Goltzius

Description: GIOVANNI DE MEDICI IN DUEL - 1583

Giovanni de' Medici in a Duel; Giovanni remains on his horse holding a broken lance while his opponent, at right, has fallen wounded from his horse; the duellists are in an arena with assembled spectators. 1583.
One of the 5 prints engraved by Goltzius from a subgroup of 8 plates showing the battles outside Tuscany (Rome, Parma, Milan, on the Adda, ...)
The other 3 probably engraved by Philips Galle (his name on plate 1 as 'sculpsit')

For the total series of 20 + title. Consisting besides the subgroup numbered 1 to 8 with battles outside Tuscany, of another subgroup with 8 numbered plates showing battles in Tuscany and signed by Philips Galle as engraver, and 4 plates about Cosimo de Medici's entry in Rome.

The group of 21 (8+8+4+T) was published with the series title:
Mediceae Familiae Rerum Feliciter Gestarum Victoriae et Triumphi / Mediceae
Familiae Rerum Feliciter Gestarum Victoriae et Triumphi

With wide margins on a sheet of laid paper measuring 29 by 37 cm.
Watermarked twice (mark and contra mark)
Early state published by Philips Galle.

Engraver: Hendrick Goltzius ( New Hollstein 349.I )
Inventor: Johannes Stradanus ( New Hollstein 357.I )
Publisher: Philips Galle ( New Hollstein 488-503)
Reference: Baroni Vannucci 691.13
Strauss 13
Hirschmann 330

Bartsch III.87.286
Additional Information
SKU xxr323
Picture Size 22 x 29,50 cm
Specification Print
technic Engraving
Artist Hendrick Goltzius
period 16th Century
School Flemish
subject Battle Scenes
rating ****
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