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Vignette, Volume IV, Canto XXVII, Page 123, from Orlando furioso di Ludovico Ariosto. Birmingham d'a Torchj. di G. Baskerville Per P. Molini Librajo dell. Academia. Reale è G. Molini. MDCCLXXIII.

Series/Portfolio:
Orlando furioso di Ludovico Ariosto. Birmingham d'a Torchj. di G. Baskerville Per P. Molini Librajo dell. Academia. Reale è G. Molini. MDCCLXXIII.
Artist:
Antoine Jean Duclos (French, Paris 1742–1795 Paris)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
Ludovico Ariosto (Italian, Reggio Emilia 1474–1533 Ferrara)
Date:
1773–74
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of six (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/16 × 5 3/4 in. (23.4 × 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.500.583(26)
Not on view
Archangel Micheal flies above, grabing Discord by the snakes on her head. A scene of monks in dismay below.
Inscription: At top center: CANTO XXVII.
At lower left: J.M. Moreau Le jeune inv.
At lower right: A.J. Duclos Sculp.
At bottom center: .................................................... / E di veder diletto si prendea / Volar pel capo a'Frati i breviali. / Canto XXVIII. Stanza XXXVII.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Maurice Sloog
Bocher I.116.286 iii/vi; Lewine 34; Cohen 95
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