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Angels in the upper section flanking the spear of Longinus and other instruments of the Passion of Christ

Artist:
Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Date:
1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
20 1/16 x 13 3/4 in. (51 x 35 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2517
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered dedication along bottom 'Ill.mo R.mo D. Sylvio Sanctacrucio Arehiep. Arelatensi', at bottom right 'Franciscus Villamena autem sculptor ... / Cum Privilegio Summi Pontificis ac Superiorum Permissu'.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Etheridge 2007, cat.no. 5.1 (does not record this state with Latin inscription); Nagler, XX.264.49; Le Blanc, IV.125.47, only state
Christopher Etheridge Francesco Villamena and the Art of Engraving in Counter Reformation Rome. PhD diss., 2007.



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