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Study for a pendentive depicting Justice and Charity

Artist:
Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655)
Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
1630–50
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/8 x 8 11/16 in. (41 x 22.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4255
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower left: 'PTesta delin. Cesar Sculpt Rome.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Speciale 31.29 (as representing Stength and Temperance)
Onofrio Speciale Pietro Testa nei rami della Calcografia. Rome, 1977.

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



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