Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Frontispiece depicting an Allegorical Representation of Painting, from a series of twenty-two engravings after Guercino's drawing book, Book on the Principles of Drawing

Series/Portfolio:
Series of twenty-two engravings after Guercino's drawing book, Book on the Principles of Drawing
Artist:
Oliviero Gatti (Italian, active Bologna 1610–30)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
1619
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 15/16 × 20 5/16 in. (25.2 × 51.6 cm) Sheet: 6 9/16 × 12 15/16 in. (16.7 × 32.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.744
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: SERENISS. MANTVAE DVCI / FERDINANDO GONZAGHAE / DD. / Jio Franciscus Barberius Centen. / Inuentor, / questo e il vero Originale / Si Stampa p. Gio: Fiacomo Ross in Roma alla Pace
At lower right: Oliuerius / Gattus sculpsit. / 1619.

Marking: On verso of mount at center of print: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XIX.30.118
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