Current Inventory by Alessandro Gandini

Christ in the House of Simon the Pharisee

Artist: Alessandro Gandini

ALESSANDRO GANDINI (ACTIVE 1545-1565) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks in shades of greyish-brown, circa 1545-65, on laid paper, indistinct watermark Crowned Eagle surmounted by an Orb (?), second, final state, reprinted by Andreani in 1609, trimmed to or just outside the borderline, with some tiny nicks and repaired losses at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition. References:Bartsch 17; see Takahatake 80, fig. 3. Block & Sheet 253 x 372 mm. A very good clear impression of this great rarity, printing strongly and with much gaufrage. Jan Johnson brought the little known printmaker […]

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