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"Four Women Dancing"

RH CRE MANTEGNA, Andrea; (Italian; 1431-1506) school of Reverse copy by Giovanni Antonio da Brescia of an engraving attributed by Bartsch to Zoan Andrea (and re-attributed in the 1980s by David Landau and Jane Martineau to the Premier Engraver). This work is closely related to Mantegna's allegorical painting of 'Parnassus'. Ancient literature often refers to muses dancing and singing as they are d…