May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 48

Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
CHERUBINO ALBERTI (after Michelangelo)
Group of 4 engravings of Prophets and Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel.

Prophet Isaiah * Prophet Ezekiel * Delphic Sybil * Persian Sybil. Group of 4 engravings on 2-joined sheets, circa 1575. 437x562 mm; 17 1/4x22 1/4 inches, narrow margins. Superb, dark and early impressions, with strong contrasts and no sign of wear. Bartsch 74-77.

With--The Three Graces and Venus with Juno and Ceres, engraving, 1582. Based on the fresco designed by Ra;hael for the Villa Farnesina, Rome, and painted by Giulio Romano, Raffaellino del Colle and Gianfrancesco Penni.