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Cephalus and Procris

Artist:
Louis Simon Lempereur (French, Paris 1728–1807 Paris)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Internari (Italian, active 1753–1761)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Date:
1750–57
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 15/16 × 20 5/16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.5 cm, 50.5 cm) Sheet: 15 11/16 × 16 15/16 in. (39.8 × 43 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.666
Not on view
This print was executed by Louis Simon Lempereur after Guercino with Giovanni Battista Internari as the intermediary draughtsman.
Inscription: At lower left: J.B. Internari del.
At lower right: Louis Lempereur Sc.
At lower left: Quadro di Giovanno Francesco Barbieri / detto il Guercino. / dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda. / Largo piedi 8. onc. 10. alto piedi 7. onc. 4.
At lower right: Tableau de Jean François arbieri. / dit le Guercin. / de la Galerie Royal de Dresde. / Large 8. pieds 10. pouc. Haut . pieds 4. pouc.

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Portalis & Beraldi II.653; Le Blanc II.532.6
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