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The martyrdom of Saint Erasmus who is prostrate having his innards removed

Artist:
Anonymous, 17th century
Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
1630–60
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 11/16 x 7 5/16 in. (27.2 x 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4235
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered with dedication to Stefano Garbesi along bottom followed by 'Gio. Iac. Rossi le stampa in Roma all Pace.' Pietro Testa's intertwined monogram lower right of image.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Cropper 6 (copy); Bellini 41.7 (copy a); B.XX.218.14 (copy);
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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