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The Virgin Mourning the Dead Christ

Pietro Angeletti (Italian, 1758–1786)
Aloysio Cunego (Italian, Verona 1757–1823 Rome)
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Mount: 21 1/16 × 15 1/8 in. (53.5 × 38.4 cm) Sheet: 19 13/16 × 10 1/2 in. (50.3 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
This print after a painting by Guercino was executed by Aloysius Cunego with Pietro Angeletti as the intermediary draughtsman.
Inscription: At lower left: Petrus Angeletti delin.
At lower right: Aloysius Cunego sculp. Romae 1783
At bottom center: Joannes Franciscus Barberius vulgò dietus Guercino / Tabulam pinxit, que Rome prostat / In celeberrimâ Colmnesi Pinacothecâ
At bottom center: Apud Joannes Volpato

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc II.74.3 ii
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