Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The martyrdom of Saint Angelo who in the upper left is being stabbed watched by horrified onlookers, from the 'Cabinet Crozat'

Series/Portfolio:
'Cabinet Crozat'. 'Recueil d'estampes d'après les plus beaux tableaux et d'après les plus beaux desseins qui sont en France'
Artist:
Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, comte de Caylus (French, Paris 1692–1765 Paris)
Artist:
After Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
1729–64
Medium:
Etching and aquatint imitating a chiaroscuro woodcut, printed in brown
Dimensions:
plate: 16 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (41 x 25.7 cm) sheet: 21 5/16 x 15 3/8 in. (54.1 x 39 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of J. R. Watkins, 1942
Accession Number:
42.16.54
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered with scratched lettering within image at left, ' Pietro Testa In. - C [..] Sculp.' Along bottom 'Martyre de Saint Ange, Carme / Dessein de Pierre Testa, qui est dans le Cabinet de Mr Crozat / Gravé à l'eau forte par Mr le C. de C. et en bois sous sa conduite par Nicolas le Sueur'.
J. R. Watkins; Donor: J. R. Watkins
IFF.IV.415
IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-.



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