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The dream of St Joseph, who is sleeping at the right, the Virgin and Child by a cross surrounded by angels and many putti and with God the Father above

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1635–37
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 7/16 × 11 13/16 in. (36.6 × 30 cm) Sheet: 22 11/16 × 18 3/8 in. (57.6 × 46.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Grace M. Pugh, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1180.690
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom of image with dedication to Cassiano dal Pozzo and publishers details 'Gio Iacomo Rossi forma Roma all pace'. Four lines describing the subject followed by 'P. Testa'
Grace M. Pugh; Donor: Estate of Grace M. Pugh
Cropper 46.25 ii/ii; Bellini 44.10 ii/ii
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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