Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dying people imploring a saint kneeling on a cloud accompanied by angels, 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:
Giovanni Battista Buratto (Italian, 1731–1793)
Artist:
After Antonio Balestra (Italian, Verona 1666–1740 Verona)
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 29 1/8 in. (55 x 74 cm) Plate: 24 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (62.5 x 40 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(27)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Ant. Balestra Pin
At lower right: I.B. Buratto Sc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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