Artist: Monogrammist ZBM, Venetian, active 1557.
Title: Pandora's box.
Signed and Dated in plate: l.l. Z.B.M., 1557; l.r. D.B.
Dimensions: Sheet 15" x 9 3/4".
Materials and Techniques: etching and engraving on laid paper.
Provenance: The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Condition: trimmed to platemark, small tears to margins.
The signs of aging are appropriate for the time. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Museums and Libraries: National Gallery of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Baltimore Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art Movements, Periods & Schools: Italian School XVI C.
Note: Rare and important.