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Sacrifice of Isaac: an angel presses against the dagger-bearing arm of Abraham, who stands next to Isaac on an altar, God the Father and an angel bearing a lamb approach from the left

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
ca.1645–50
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 9 3/16 in. (29.2 x 23.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.422
Not on view
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Cropper 71.I; Bellini 57.26; B.XX.215.2
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Pietro Testa. Vicenza, 1976.

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



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