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"Iphigenia"

R unmounted Recto, 2 collectors' marks: "M.R" (Michael Rysbrack, Lugt 1912), and "R" on palette with brushes and mahlstick (Jonathan Richardson Sr, Lugt 2183). Verso: in brown ink: "A.V. Ig[illeg.] L", and in black ink "X.A.D. #" (Jonathan Richardson's number, Lugt 2183?) PRINT RAIMONDI, Marcantonio; (Italian; c.1480-1527/34) AFTER BANDINELLI, Baccio; (Italian; 1493-1560)? From a volume of 145 prints by or after Marcantonio. The image shows the brothers Orestes and Pylades brought before their sister Iphigenia at Tauris where - having been rescued from sacrifice by her father Agamemnon - she was the priestess of Artemis.