Nicolas Beatrizet
French (c.1515-1565)
The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, Circa 1553-1555
Engraving
12.875×18 IN.

Bartsch 43-2(2). State ii/II, with the coat of arms added. Signed in plate, lower left: "N. BEATRIZET LO TARINGVS. F." Collector's inscription verso: "Sacrifice of Iphigenia B43 2nd epreuve'. Trimmed 1/8 in. outside the platemark on all sides. The full sheet measures 13 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. A fine impression in fine condition.

The design has variously been attributed to Bandinelli, Michelangelo, Salviati and Perino del Vaga.

$ 3,000