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Fall of the Giants

Artist:
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bologna ca. 1599–ca. 1676 Bologna (?))
Artist:
After Guido Reni (Italian, Bologna 1575–1642 Bologna)
Date:
1641
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut from twelve blocks on four sheets, in light brown, grey, and brown
Dimensions:
Sheet: 34 5/16 × 24 5/8 in. (87.2 × 62.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1957
Accession Number:
57.658.295
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in block at upper left: TERRA PARENS / Quondam Celestibus / Inuida Regnis. / Claud. Gigan[?]; at right: VICTORIAM / IOVIS / ARCES GIGANTVM. / Superimpositis montibus / Fabricatas. / Fulmine deijcientis, / GVIDO RHENVS / Iterum auxit. / Barthol. Coriolanus / Eq. / Incidit, & iterum / Euulgauit.; at lower left: G.R. In. / Barthol. Coriolanus Eques / Sculp. & Form. Bonon. / 1641.
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Bartsch XII.114.12
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 12, p. 114.



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