Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Suppliants Taking Gifts to Niobe, from a series of five prints depicting the lost frieze at the Palazzo Milesi

Series/Portfolio:
Series depicting the lost Niobid Frieze from the Palazzo Milesi
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi (Italian, Florence, 1615 or 1618–after 1669)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Date:
1656
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 × 12 3/8 in. (11.4 × 31.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.766c
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: POLIDORO DA / CARAVAGGIO INVEN
At upper right: Gio. Batta Galestruzzi / fece.
At lower left: Dum Sacra Cademi peragunt Latonia Ciuues, / Non patitur Niobe: Vult Sibi thura dari.
At lower right: Quam male.s Phebis nam fixa prole saggitis / in patriam rapitur turbine facta silex.
At lower left: In Roma 1656.
At bottom center: 3 Con Licenza de Superiori
At lower right: Appresso l'Autore.
At lower right: C
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XXI.59.18
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