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The Descent from the Cross

Artist:
Sir Nicolas Dorigny (French, baptized Paris, 1658–1746 Paris)
Artist:
After Daniele da Volterra (Daniele Ricciarelli) (Italian, Volterra 1509–1566 Rome)
Date:
1710
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 31 9/16 × 20 11/16 in. (80.2 × 52.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.22(2)
Not on view
From volume 23 in a bound set of 29 volumes in 26 parts.

After a painting by Daniele da Volterra for the Orsini Chapel, Trinità dei Monti, Rome, ca.1545.
Inscription: Lettered in plate along bottom margin: Excellentis.mo Nobilis.mo q; Viro D.D. Ludovico Antonio de Gondrin / Marchioni d'Antin, Regiorum Exercituum Legato Generali, superioris ac inferioris Alsatiae Proefecto, Aureliae es Provinciae, / Aurelianensis Proregi, Arcis et Urbis Ambasiae Praeposito, Serenissimi Delphini è Proceribus, Supremo / Regiorum Aedificio rum Moderatori.

At lower left: Daniel Ricciarelli Volaterranus pinx. Romae in Aedibus SS.mae Trin. in monte Pincio. / Eq. Nicolaus Dorigny del. et Sculp. Romae cum priv. S. Pont. et Reg. Chr. 1710.

At lower right: Humillime D.D.D. obsequentissimus et addictissimus servus Nicolaus Dorigny Eq.
BN XVII.III.501.95; Le Blanc II.139.9
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 9, p. 139.



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