Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Perseus and Andromeda, from Schola Italica Picturae, plate 13

Series/Portfolio:
Schola Italica Picturae
Artist:
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Publisher:
Gavin Hamilton (British, Murdieston, Lothian, Scotland 1723–1798 Rome)
Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 9/16 in. (55 x 39.5 cm) Plate: 9 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (24.5 x 31.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(41)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 13
At lower left: Polidoro pinxit
At lower right: Johannes Volpato sculpsit Romae 1772
At bottom center: Perseus et Andromede / Romae in hortis Marchionis del Bufalo

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc IV.152.74; Marini 167
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