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Caput Incognitum

Artist:
Domenico Cunego (Italian, Verona 1727–1803 Rome)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Domenico Cunego (Italian, Verona 1727–1803 Rome)
Date:
1776
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 20 7/16 in. (39.3 × 51.9 cm) Mount: 11 1/4 × 7 9/16 in. (28.5 × 19.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.640
Not on view
Inscription: At lower let: Guercino da Cento pinx.
At lower right: Dom. Cunego sculp. Romæ 1776.
At bottom center: Caput Incognitum / Roma presso Domenico Cunego

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