Avibus (or Osello), Gasparab (or Patavinus)
Avibus (or Osello), Gaspar.AB (or Patavinus)
an Italian engraver, was born at Padua about 1530, and probably studied under Giorgio Ghisi. His principal work was a large volume, in five parts, containing the full-length portraits of the princes and emperors of the house of Austria, engraved in' the style of Sadeler. The following are: some of, the best of his single prints on sacred subjects: The Espousals of the Virgin Mary The Woman Taken in Adultery:-The Scourging of Christ:- Christ Crowned with Thorns :-The Last Supper.