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An allegory in honor of the arrival of Cardinal Franciotti as Bishop of Lucca

Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Arnold van Westerhout (Flemish, Antwerp 1651–1725 Rome)
Date:
1680–1700
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/16 x 11 3/4 in. (38.5 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4219
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower left within image: 'PT esta Inventor' below in margin 'Arnoldo Van Westerhout formis Roma Sup. lic.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Cropper 36 copy c; Bellini 47.14 copy c; Speciale 18.4; B.XX.224.30 (copy in reverse)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

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

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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