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The sacrament of confirmation, with a priest crossing the forehead of a young boy; from 'The Seven Sacraments', after the series of paintings by Pietro Longhi

Artist:
Marco Alvise Pitteri (Italian, Venice 1702–1786 Venice)
Artist:
after Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca) (Italian, Venice 1701–1785 Venice)
Published in:
Venice
Date:
ca. 1740–80
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 22 11/16 × 17 3/4 in. (57.6 × 45.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.534.2
Not on view
Inscription: Below image left: 'Petrus Longhi Pinxit Ven.is'; right: 'Marcus Pitteri Scul. Ven.is'; along bottom border: 'CONFIRMATIONIS SACRAMENTVM'; numbered bottom right: '2'
Vendor: Gutekunst and Klipstein (Bern)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Rava 1922, no.126–132
Aldo Ravà Marco Pitteri: Incisore Veneziano. 1922, cat. no. 126–132, p. 22.



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