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St. Michael and the Dragon, in an architectural niche

Artist:
Mario Cartaro (Italian, born Viterbo, active Rome ca. 1557–88, died 1620)
Date:
1570
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (37.1 x 26.4 cm) plate: 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (36.2 x 26.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.93.1
Not on view
Signature: In plate, lower left: Monogram
In plate, beneath inscription, lower right corner: "Marius karttarus Incidebat"

Inscription: In plate, below center:
left: "Qui celsa Michael detrusit ab arce rebelles, / Trudet ad ima malos, ducet ad alta bonos,"
right: "Quare quisquis eum roget, ut nos servet ab orco. / Tartareo, et tandem scander ad astra sinat."
Paul Davidsohn; Vendor: Kennedy & Co.
Bartsch XV.526.15; Illustrated Bartsch 31.417.15; Davidsohn Sale 897; Passavant VI.157-161; Nagler VII.387.22; Cattaneo 2000 p. 12 no. 31
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