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Allegory of Painting (The Death of Leonardo da Vinci)

Artist:
Giuseppe Cades (Italian, Rome 1750–1799 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1780–99
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 17 13/16 x 21 7/8 in. (45.3 x 55.5 cm) sheet: 21 3/8 x 26 9/16 in. (54.3 x 67.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.327
Not on view
Signature: In plate, bottom right outside image: Giusep.e Cades inv. e inc.

Inscription: Lettered below image: "Leonardo da Vinci moribondo tra le braccia di Francesco I ...
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2013–November 18, 2013.

Le Blanc I.561.2
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