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Female figure writing by candlelight, the candle of which is held up by a child

Artist:
Stefano Mulinari, ca. 1741–ca. 1790 (Italian)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Etching in red ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 × 10 7/16 in. (38.4 × 26.5 cm) Mount: 8 7/8 × 7 15/16 in. (22.5 × 20.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.675
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Guercino da Cento inv: e del:
At lower right: SMulnari inci.

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