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Christ Under the Weight of the Cross, from Raccolta di Alcuni Disegni del Barberi da Cento detto il Guernico, incisi in Rame, e presentati al singolar merito del Sig. Tommaso Jenkins pittore, ed accademico di S. Luca, in atto di respetto e d'amicizia dall'architetto e suo coaccademio: Gio. Battista Piranesi (Collection of several drawings after Barbieri da Cento (known as Guercino) etched on copper and presented to Thomas Jenkins, painter and member of the Academy of St. Luke, out of respect and friendship from his fellow member, the architect Gio. Battista Piranesi)

Series/Portfolio:
Raccolta di Alcuni Disegni del Barberi da Cento detto il Guernico, incisi in Rame, e presentati al singolar merito del Sig. Tommaso Jenkins pittore, ed accademico di S. Luca, in atto di respetto e d'amicizia dall'architetto e suo coaccademio: Gio. Battista Piranesi
Artist:
Aureliano Milani (Italian, Bologna 1675–1749 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1725
Medium:
Etching with red and black ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 32 7/8 x 58 1/16 in. (83.5 x 147.5 cm) Plate: 23 1/2 x 48 1/16 in. (59.7 x 122 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(2)
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Deiparae Virgini eius Filium Jesù ad Golgotha properantem adsocianti, quô se, aliosque motales magno exemplo firmaret atque accenderet, hanc, quam delineavit, et aere incidit. / summi ammoris, et dooris Imaginem, dicavit Aurelianus Milanus Pictor Bononiensis Anno Jubilaei 1725.
At lower right: Romae Super. perm.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc III.30.1
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