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.
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)Date: ca. 1749–50Medium: Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing; first state of four (Robison)Accession: 37.45.3(27)On view in:Not on view