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The Deposition of Christ

Artist:
Pietro Fontana (Italian, 1762–1837)
Artist:
Stephano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 1/4 × 25 1/2 in. (51.5 × 64.8 cm) Sheet: 16 5/8 × 21 15/16 in. (42.2 × 55.8 cm) Plate: 16 × 21 1/4 in. (40.7 × 53.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2271
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Stephanus Tofanelli delin
At lower right: Petrus Fontana Sculp
At 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

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc II.245.7; Apell. 154.10
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