E.55,2 Sacrifice of a Ram in the Center

E.55,2 Du Cerceau, Cartouche with the Sacrifice of a Ram, I

Etching by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau.

Fig.E.55,2 (State I, Florence)

Herbet, IV, 1900, 300 (1969, 150), IV (Grands Cartouches, First Set), 4.

COLLECTIONS: Florence, 12772 st. in vol. (State I).  New York, 62.525, no. 56 (State II, numbered: 5).


Berliner, 1925-1926, I, pl.188.2, Text Volume, 53-54, as no. 5 of State II although number not visible in plate, and as related to a motif in the Gallery of Francis I.

Béguin and Pressouyre, 1972, 139.

Carroll, 1987, 275, n. 3.


For this print, the center of which is related to the stucco panel to the right of the Scene of Sacrifice in the Gallery of Francis I, see under P.22, VII North, where it is suggested that the etching, in the same direction as the stucco, may be based on a lost drawing by Rosso.