ALBERTI, Cherubino
(1553-1615):

The Virgin of the Rosary with Saint Dominic and a Monk

Engraving, c. 1570. Bartsch 37. Undescribed first state before Orlandi’s address and date 1602
Watermark: Trimount in shield (similar to Briquet 11936, Lucca 1583)
Provenance: Artemis Fine Arts, London; Dr. Eric Stanley (not in Lugt)

A brilliant, black impression with wide margins. A printer’s crease just entering the blank inscription space, light soiling and a small made-up patch at the margin edges, generally in very good condition.
415 x 277mm. Sheet 538 x 378mm.
$6,000

RARE. No other impression has appeared at auction.