Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pietà with Angels in Front of the Cross

Engraver:
Nicolas Beatrizet (French, Lunéville 1515–ca. 1566 Rome (?))
Artist:
After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Publisher:
Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512–1577 Rome)
Date:
1547
Medium:
Engraving; second state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 3/4 x 10 5/16 in. (37.5 x 26.2 cm) Sheet: 16 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. (41 x 30.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.553.9
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, at bottom center: 'MANGELVS INVE / ROMAE 1547' and below Beatrizet's monogram: 'NB', upper center: 'NO VI SI PENSA QVANTO SANGVE COSTA', bottom right: 'ANT / LAFRERI / SEQVANI / FORMIS'

Marking: Collector's stamp in black ink on verso: 'G R Sammlung' (Lugt 1209)
Comte Clémens-Wenceslas Renesse-Breidbach (Belgian, 1776–1833)
Bartsch XV.251.25; The Illustrated Bartsch 29.no.25[251]; Bibliothèque Nationale 78.17.ii; Robert-Dumesnil 145.14.ii
A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil Le Peintre-graveur français Catalogue raisonné des estampes gravées par les peintres et les dessinateurs de l'école française. 9, Paris, 1865, cat. no. 17.ii, p. 145.

Adam von Bartsch Le peintre graveur. 15, Leipzig, 1867, cat. no. 25, p. 251.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 17.ii, p. 78.



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