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Lisa Joconda. After Leonardo da Vinci, (graphics)

Artist:
Calamatta, Louis 1802-1869
DaVinci (copy after)
Subject:
Mona Lisa
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Graphic arts
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 750
Proof before letters, with autograph of engraver. Exceedingly fine. [P. 52.] How an engraver of the highest accomplishments may sometimes fail in reproducing that which is most valuable in a picture, is shown by Calamatta's copy of the "Mona Lisa" of Leonardo da Vinci, No. 750. [P. 28 (supp.).]
Exhibition of Engravings, Etchings & Mezzotints, held under the Auspices and for the Benefit of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, in the building adjoining their new structure, Broad Street, above Arch, Philadelphia, Dec. 1874. Philadelphia: Henry B. Ashmead, Book and Job Printer, Nos. 1102 and 1104 Sansom Street. 1874. (and) Exhibition of Prints (Claghorn Collection) under the Auspices of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Critical Notices by William J. Clark, Jr., reprinted from "the Evening Telegraph" of Philadelphia; with the opening address delivered by W.S. Baker. Philadelphia: Rue & Jones, Book and Job Printers. Nos. 106 and 108 South Third Street. 1875.
Artist nationality: Italian.
Topic:
Portrait female
Control number:
AECI 01990756
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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