Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609-1664)
The Entry of the Animals into the Ark, c. 1650, only state (Bartsch 1; Bellini, 61). Signed within the plate. Etching on laid paper with textual watermark, plate size approximately 8 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (20.8 x 39.9 cm),matted, unframed.
Condition: Trimmed to or just within the plate mark, repairs to edges (some into the image),foxing (visible primarily to verso).
Provenance: M. Roy Fisher, New York; by family descent to the present owner.
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