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The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy

Ugo da Carpi, Saint Jerome, after Titian, c. 1516, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, The British Museum, London, 1860,0414.100

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Ugo da Carpi, Hercules and the Nemean Lion, after Raphael or Giulio Romano, c. 1517–1518, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, The British Museum, London, 1920,0420.20

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Ugo da Carpi, Diogenes, after Parmigianino, c. 1527–1530, chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, state i/iii, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of Julia and Stephen Wilkinson, 2005.16

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Antonio da Trento, Nude Man Seen from Behind (Narcissus), after Parmigianino, c. 1527–1530, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, Harvard Art Museums / Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund, G7500

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Antonio da Trento, Nude Man Seen from Behind (Narcissus), after Parmigianino, c. 1527–1530, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, Philadelphia Museum of Art: The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Philips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985, 1985-52-556

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Antonio da Trento, Parmigianino, Martyrdom of Two Saints, c. 1527–1530, chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, state i/ii, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Ruth Cole Kainen, 2006.162.2

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Attributed to Antonio da Trento or Niccolò Vincentino, Parmigianino, Circe Drinking (Circella), c. 1540s, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, state i/ii, printed by the Vicentino workshop, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1975.21.1

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Niccolò Vicentino, Saturn, after Pordenone, 1540s, chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, state i/iii, The British Museum, London, 1858,0417.1577

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Domenico Beccafumi, Apostle with Book, 1540s, chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC, FP-XVI-B388, no. 40 (B size)

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Domenico Beccafumi, Saint Philip, 1540s, chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC, FP-XVI-B388, no. 41 (B size)

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Nicolò Boldrini, Tree with Two Goats, late 1560s, chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks, The British Museum, London, 1856,0614.140

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Andrea Andreani, Rape of a Sabine, after Giambologna, 1584, chiaroscuro woodcut from five blocks, state ii/ii (?), Yale University Art Gallery, Bequest of Lydia Evans Tunnard, 1981.60.1

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Andrea Andreani, A Skull, after Giovanni Fortuna (?), c. 1588, chiaroscuro woodcut from five blocks, The British Museum, London, 1861,0518.199

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