Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Four Sibyls, Church of Santa Maria della Pace in Rome, from Schola Italica Picturae, plate 11

Series/Portfolio:
Schola Italica Picturae
Artist:
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Artist:
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Publisher:
Gavin Hamilton (British, Murdieston, Lothian, Scotland 1723–1798 Rome)
Date:
1772
Medium:
Engraving and etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 9/16 in. (55 x 39.5 cm) Plate: 10 5/8 x 21 1/16 in. (27 x 53.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(39)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 11
At lower right: Joh. Volpato Sculpsit Romae 1772.
At lower left: Cumana / Dona Magi sua permagna cum laude ferentes / Objicient Puero Myrrham, Aurum, Thura Sabaea.
At bottom center: Persia / Virgine matre satus pando residebit asello, / Unus rite queat lapsis qui ferre salutem. / Phrygia / Ipse Deus prolem voluit dimittere Coelo / Virginis in corpus, cui nuntiet Angelus, Almae.
At lower right: Tiburtina / Concipiet Nazarenis in finibus illum, / Quem sub varne Deum Bethlemica rura videbunt.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc IV.152.68-71; Marini 166
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