Marcantonio Raimondi Early 16th.Century Engraving Hercules Holding Antaeus

Marcantonio Raimondi
Early 16th.Century Engraving
Hercules Holding Antaeus
After Raphael Santi or Giulio Romano
Circa. 1520-22.
Bartsch XIV.258.346
Ex. Hilliers Sale 1784. M Smith Coll.
28 by 20.5 cms.
Slight damage upper left.

Marcantonio Raimondi, (Ca.1470-1534) often called simply Marcantionio, was an Italian engraver, known for being the first important printmaker whose body of work consists largely of prints copying paintings.

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