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Detail from The Triumph of Neptune by Peregrino da Cesena

Italian, c. 1490/1510

niello print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Hercules and Deianira by Francesco Francia or Peregrino da Cesena

Italian, c. 1490/1510

niello print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Detail from Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto Dividing the Universe by Giulio Bonasone, one of four prints depicting the “Division of the Universe”

Italian, 16th century

engraving

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail of Lucretia Naked and Seated Before a Window, a Dagger in Her Right Hand and Holding Drapery in Her Left by Enea Vico, after Parmigianino

Italian, c. 1535–67

engraving 

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Death of Lucretia by Girolamo Mazzola Bedoli

Italian, 16th century

black chalk, brown ink, and brown wash heightened with white

private collection

Statuette of Neptune by John Baptist Jackson after Giovanni da Bologna 

English, c. 1738

chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

A Seated Man Viewed from Behind (Narcissus) by Antonio da Trento after Parmigianino 

Italian, c. 1527-1530

chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks in dark green

Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Seated Male Nude by Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Il Parmigianino, possibly after Correggio 

Italian, before 1524 or around 1526-1527

red chalk on paper

private collection 

Bacchus Transforming into Trees the Thracian Women Who Murdered Orpheus (and detail) by Battista Dossi, a modello for one of the tapestries of the Metamorphoses for which Dossi was paid in 1545

Italian, c. 1545

pen and ink with white and grey wash on paper

Royal Collection Trust