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Penitent St. Jerome, from Raccolta di Alcuni Disegni del Barberi da Cento detto Il Guercino

Series/Portfolio:
Raccolta di Alcuni Disegni del Barberi da Cento detto Il Guercino
Artist:
Giovanni Ottaviani (Italian, Rome 1735–ca. 1808)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Stamperia di Giovanni Generoso Salomoni , Rome
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 1/16 × 16 9/16 in. (58.5 × 42 cm) Plate: 4 13/16 × 4 5/16 in. (12.2 × 11 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.548.2(1)
Not on view
This print is bound in a book with marbelized paper covered boards and a red paper spine, which contains a title page, etched by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, and twenty-one plates: 12 plates by Bartolozzi after Guercino, 2 plates by Nevay after Guercino, 4 plates by Ottaviani after Guercino, 1 plate by Bartolozzi after Sebastiano Ricci, and one plate by Aureliano Milani.
Inscription: At bottom center: Ex Collectione Josephi Paravagnæ
At lower left: Guercinus inv.
At lower right: Ottaviani inc.

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
Le Blanc III.132.14
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