Art/ Collection/ Art Object

An allegory of the rest on the flight into egypt

Artist:
Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655)
Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
1650–55
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (21 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4251
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom: 'Gio: Jacomo de Rossi formis Rome alla Pace / PTL pinxit. Io. Caesar. Testa Inc. / Pietro Testa Inventor'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Cropper 113
Elizabeth Cropper Pietro Testa, 1612-1650: Prints and Drawings. Philadephia, 1988.



Related Objects

The suicide of Dido who reclines on a pyre in centre

Artist: Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655) Date: 1650–55 Medium: Etching Accession: 26.70.3(53) On view in:Not on view

The prophecy of Basilides

Artist: Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655) Date: ca. 1650 Medium: Etching Accession: 1986.1180.687 On view in:Not on view

Ecclesiastics in a landscape writing, other in the heavenly realm above

Artist: Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655) Medium: Etching Accession: 26.70.3(55) On view in:Not on view

The education of Achilles

Artist: Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655) Date: 1650–55 Medium: Etching Accession: 26.70.3(52) On view in:Not on view

Study for a pendentive depicting Justice and Charity

Artist: Giovanni Cesare Testa (Italian, ca. 1630–1655) Date: 1637–38 Medium: Etching Accession: 51.501.4256 On view in:Not on view