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Il Bruttobuono: a street fight between French thugs throwings stones at Bruttobuono

Artist:
Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Date:
1601
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
13 3/8 x 19 11/16 in. (34 x 50 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.2026
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered bottom left on stone: 'F. Villamena / inventor', along bottom margin 'All'Ill.mo Sig.r Pron mio Col.mo Il Sig.r Ciriaco Mattei' [the remainder of the inscription is trimmed from this impression].
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Etheridge 2007. cat.no.10.1; Bury 2001, cat. 112; Nagler, XX.264.63; Le Blanc, IV.125.62 only state.
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888.

Michael Bury The Print in Italy, 1550-1620. London, 2001, fig. no. 112, ill.

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



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