• Marcantonio Raimondi - part 3

    4 days ago - By Poul Webb

    An important Renaissance engraver, Raimondi's first prints stem from ca.1500-1505 and show both the influence of Bolognese engravers such as Francia and Lorenzo Costa, as well as Dürer. From ca.1506 - ca. 1508, he was in Venice, making a total of 74 prints after woodcuts by Dürer. During this period, he also made engravings after works by Giorgione and Michelangelo. By ca.1510, Raimondi was in Rome and had befriended Raphael, who included Raimondi's portrait in his Vatican fresco depicting the Expulsion of Heliodorus. From ca.1510-1520, Raimondi, influenced by Raphael, primarily engraved...
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