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Sibylla Persica

Artist:
Aloysio Cunego (Italian, Verona 1757–1823 Rome)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Domenico Cunego (Italian, Verona 1727–1803 Rome)
Date:
1780
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 9/16 × 16 5/16 in. (34.5 × 41.4 cm) Sheet: 11 15/16 × 9 1/16 in. (30.3 × 23 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2274
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Guercino pinx.t
At bottom center: Ex Tabula Romæ in Capitolio conservata
At lower right: Aloijsius Cunego Sculp. Romæ / 1780.
At bottom center: Ille deus casta nascetur Virgine Magnus. Sib: Persica / Romae presso Domenic Cunego

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Apell. 9
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