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The Guardian Angel: an angel at left placing his hand on the head of a sleeping seated man

Artist:
Jacopo de' Barbari (Italian, active Venice by 1497–died by 1516 Mechelen or Brussels)
Date:
ca. 1500–1503
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 8 5/8 x 6 1/16 in. (21.9 x 15.4 cm) trimmed to plate
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.8.2
Not on view
De-accessioned as a duplicate from the British Museum (BM reg number 1934,0804.50).
Inscription: Lettered in upper left 'CVSTODI NOS DORMIENTES' (Guard us while we sleep) and signed upper center with the caduceus

Marking: British Museum Duplicate stamp on the back; illegible collector's mark on the back (possibly Lugt no. 654)
British Museum
Ferrari 2006, no. 12; Lambert 1999, no.606; TIB.XXIV Comm.2410.009; Bartsch VII.520.9; Servolini 1944, p. 193, no. 22; Hind V.152.12; Landau in Martineau and Hope, pp. 309-10, no. P4.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948.

Luigi Servolini Jacopo de' Barbari. Padua, 1944.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–.

Simone Ferrari Jacopo de' Barbari. Un protagonista del Rinascimento tra Venezia e Dürer. 2006.



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