Antonio da Trento (about 1508 – after 1550)

The Tiburtine Sibyl and Augustus Italy, 1527-1530 Chiaroscuro woodcut 337 × 254 mm This woodcut depicts the legend of Sibyl (a female prophet) who revealed a vision of the Virgin and Christ, the child who would eclipse all the Roman gods, to Emperor Augustus. This tale, featured in The Golden Legend  connected Ancient and Christian … Read more