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The martyrdom of Saint Erasmus who is prostrate having in innards removed, two putti above holding the crown and palm of martyrdom

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1630
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 7 7/16 in. (27.9 x 18.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4234
Not on view
Inscription: Testa's intertwined monogram 'PT' lower right with dedication to Stefano Garbesi in bottom margin.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Cropper 6.ii; Bellini 41.7.ii; B.XX.218.14
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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