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Furius Camillus Liberating Rome from Brennus, 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 26

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:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, Belluno 1659–1734 Venice)
Publisher:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching with red and black ink; third state of three (De Vesme & Calabi)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 29 1/8 in. (55 x 74 cm) Plate: 17 1/8 x 22 1/4 in. (43.5 x 56.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(26)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 26
At lower left: Sebatian Ricci: inv. Pines: in Casa del Conte Ant M: Zanetti
At lower right: Fran: Bartolozzi sculp: alla Pittoresca
At bottom center: Fridato é il peso, che Sulpizio, e Brenno / Patteggiaro; il Tribun fa tristo cenno; / Freme il Pallo, e la spada a' pesi aggiunge: / Ma in quello il Dittator Camillo giunge

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
De Vesme & Calabi 505 iii/iii
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