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An angel appearing to Hagar

Artist:
Pietro Monaco (Italian, 1707–1772)
Artist:
After Simone Cantarini (Italian, Pesaro 1612–1648 Verona)
Date:
ca.1720–1772
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 19 1/8 in. (34.7 × 48.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.3210
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered beneath image: "Un angelo appare ad Agar piangente per il suo figliuoleto Ismaele / Agar abjecit puerum subter unam abore .. et abüt seditque e regione procul...dixit enim : non videbo morientem pueriun [?] .. et flevít .. vocavtítque angelus dei agar de celo, dicens ... noli timere. / Pittura di Simeon da Pesaro, ora posseduta dali ill : Sig : Conte Canco : Giovanni presenti di Bergamo / Pietro Monaco del : feol : / e forma in Venezia"
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
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