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Saint Bruno and his companions in the wilderness

Artist:
Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Artist:
After Giovanni Lanfranco (Italian, Parma 1582–1647 Rome)
Date:
1620
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 20 1/16 in. (39 x 51 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.4836
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered across top: SYLVESTRES EREMI SPECVS CARTVSIANA DISCIPLINA EXCVLTI; (bottom right) Addutas eos in montem/ sanctum meum, et laeti=/ ficabo eo in Domo ora=/ tionis mee. Isai. 56.' along bottom 'Ioan. Lanfrancus. Invent./ Franc. Villamoena fecit./ Vobis tesqua, domus: vultis radicibus herbae,/ Esca: undae purus, pocula grata, latex./ At liquidi sensus animorum, at corde voluptas/ Intima, at insuso pectora plena Deo./ Parcius humanis animus quo fontibus haurit,/ Hoc rivo e superis uberiore hadet./ R.mo in xpo Pri, et duo colend.mo D. BRVNONI d'affringuez Priori dig.mo sacrae matris Cartusiae, et totus ord. moderatori Vigilant.mo/ Humilis filia/ Cart.a Romana D.D.D.'
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Etheridge 2007, cat.no. 7.4.I; Nagler, XX.263.42; Le Blanc, IV.125.32, only state
Michael Bury The Print in Italy, 1550-1620. London, 2001, cat. no. 99, fig. no. 99, p. 148, ill.

Christopher Etheridge Francesco Villamena and the Art of Engraving in Counter Reformation Rome. PhD diss., 2007.



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