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No title. Scene of a midwife and all female helpers to prepare for the giving birth of a pregnant woman in Roman imperial times.  An interesting etching for the profession of a midwife.  Copper etching in sepia ink manner by Stefano  Mulinari (ca. 1741-1790)  After the drawing by Giulio Romano (1499-1546)  Ca. 1820 (this being a guess with small leeway to both sides)

Professions, Midwife, Birth, Giulio Romano

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No title. Scene of a midwife and all female helpers to prepare for the giving birth of a pregnant woman in Roman imperial times.

An interesting etching for the profession of a midwife.

Copper etching in sepia ink manner by Stefano  Mulinari (ca. 1741-1790)

After the drawing by Giulio Romano (1499-1546)

Ca. 1820 (this being a guess with small leeway to both sides)

Print on very heavy hand-made paper, mounted with glue upper two corners on backing paper. It seems, that this print was published in a cassette the size of the backing paper. It bears penciled nr. 48 above actual print in the center of backing paper. There is a crease in lower left corner. Backing paper schows some minor traces of age and use. Backing paper with some minor soiling along edges.

Size of print: 14,8 x 29,2 cm (ca. 5.8 x 11.5")

Size of backing paper: 33,7 x 45 cm (ca. 13.3 x 17.7")

 


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