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Saturn

A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks, in four shades of gray, on white laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks, in four shades of gray, on white laid paper.

Date:

c. 1540-50, published in 1604

Artist:

Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active c. 1540-1550)
after Giovanni Antonio de’ Sacchis, called Il Pordenone (Italian, c. 1483-1539)
printed by Andrea Andreani (Italian, c. 1558/9-1629)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Niccolò Vicentino

Title

Saturn

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1545–1555

Medium

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks, in four shades of gray, on white laid paper

Dimensions

325 × 440 mm

Credit Line

Stanley Field Endowment

Reference Number

1965.522

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