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The Academy of Painting (Il Liceo della Pittura), after Pietro Testa

Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Stephan Meistetter (German, fl. 1685–1732)
Date:
ca. 1685–1700
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/8 × 27 15/16 in. (48.5 × 71 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2325
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower left: 'Stephanus Meistetter excudit aug. vind' and lower right 'P. Testa d G ft Wolfgang aquaforti'
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 13, 2009–October 4, 2009.

Bartsch XX.226.34 (copy); Cropper 41 (under copies)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Elizabeth Cropper Pietro Testa, 1612-1650: Prints and Drawings. Philadephia, 1988.



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