Fishermen Catching a Sea Monster

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1560/70

Artist:

Adamo Scultori (Italian, c. 1530-1587)
after Giulio Romano (Italian, c. 1499-1546)

About this artwork

Adamo Scultori came from a lineage of Italian engravers. He was taught by his father, Giovanni Battista Scultori, who worked with Giulio Romano, the inventor of this image. The central fish head, belonging to a mythical monster, relates the print to a secular tradition of Roman seagoing gods and beasts.

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Artist

Adamo Scultori

Title

Fishermen Catching a Sea Monster

Origin

Italy

Date

1560–1570

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

210 x 314 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard F. Rogers, Sr.

Reference Number

1935.118

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