Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Study of the body of a man shooting an arrow, from a series of twenty-two engravings after Guercino's drawing book, Book on the Principles of Drawing, plate 15

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: 8 3/16 × 20 3/8 in. (20.8 × 51.7 cm) Sheet: 6 1/16 × 8 7/16 in. (15.4 × 21.5 cm) Plate: 5 9/16 × 8 3/16 in. (14.2 × 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.758
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: 15

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.31.132
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