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The Deposition of Christ

Artist:
Pietro Fontana (Italian, 1762–1837)
Artist:
Intermediary draftsman Stephano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1782–1812
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 × 21 1/4 in. (40.7 × 53.9 cm) Sheet: 16 5/8 × 21 15/16 in. (42.2 × 55.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2271
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed below image lower left: "Stephanus Tofanelli delin"; lower right: "Petrus Fontana Sculp"; in margin bottom center: "ET ERIT SEPULCHRUM EJUS GLORIOSUM. Isai: Cap: XI: V:10. / Ex originali tabula Francisci Barbieri vulgo Guercino olim in aedibus Columnensibus / nunc penes D/ Joannem Gherardum de Rubeis"; lower right: "Romæ apud Jean Volpato"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc II.245.7
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 7, p. 245.



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