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Saint Francis in the wilderness

Artist:
Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1610–20
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
18 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (48 x 34 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2520
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom margin: 'Legisti hanc sedem mea sola & vera voluptas?/ Haec capiti inventa est digna corona tuo?/ Ab mea tu potius subeas praecordum, & intus,/ Abluo dum lacrimis vulnera, regna tene___s/ F. Villamena F./ Romae/ Cum Privilegio Sumi Pont./ ac Superioru Permissu'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Etheridge 2007, cat.no. 7.18.II; Nagler, XX.263.36; Le Blanc, IV.125.35, only state
Christopher Etheridge Francesco Villamena and the Art of Engraving in Counter Reformation Rome. PhD diss., 2007.



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