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Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence, after Pietro da Cortona

Artist:
Jacques Blondeau (Flemish, baptized 1655–1698 Rome)
Artist:
after Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian, Cortona 1596–1669 Rome)
Draftsman:
intermediary draughtsman Giovanni Battista Manelli (Italian, born Siena, 17th century)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1675–98
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 20 1/4 × 12 5/8 in. (51.5 × 32.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.650.530
Not on view
Inscription: Titled below image: 'SANCTVS LAVRENTIVS MARTYR'; below: 'Eq. Pet. Beretinus Corton. inv. et pinx. Romæ in Ecclesia S. Laurentij Aromatarior in foro Boario'; bottom left: 'Blondeau Sculp'; center: 'Io. Baptista Mannellius Senen. delin.'; right: 'Io. Iacob. de Rubeis Formis Romæ ad Templ. S. M. de Pace cum Pr. S. Pont.'
William M. Ivins Jr. (American, 1878–1964); Vendor: Barbara Ivins
Princeton University Art Museum. "A Painting in Context: Pietro da Cortona's Saint Martina Refuses to Adore the Idols," October 14, 2006–January 21, 2007.

Le Blanc I.381.3; Meyer III.689.119
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 3, 381.

Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon. III, Leipzig, 1885, cat. no. 119, 689.



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