Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist, 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), plate 16

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:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching with red and black ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 9/16 in. (55 x 39.5 cm) Plate: 12 3/16 x 16 9/16 in. (31 x 42 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(16)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 16
At lower left: Guercino da Cento. inv.
At lower right: Piranesi f.
At bottom center: Apud Equitem Johannem Baptistam Piranesi

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 984; Giesecke 118-19; Hind 86; Wilton-Ely II.1110.1016; Petrucci 926; Mahon Il Guercino e Il Suo Falsario 65.44
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