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Holy Family, 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:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Stamperia di Giovanni Generoso Salomoni , Rome
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (De Vesme & Calabi)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 1/16 × 16 9/16 in. (58.5 × 42 cm) Plate: 15 7/8 × 11 7/16 in. (40.3 × 29 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.548.2(3)
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 lower left: Guercino da Cento Inv:
At lower right: fr. Bartolozzi sculp:
At bottom center: Ex Collectione Comitis Antonii M. Zanetti q.m Hieron. F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
De Vesme & Calabi 2111 i/ii
Alexandre de Vesme, Augusto Calabi Francesco Bartolozzi. Catalogue des estampes et notice biographique d'après les manuscrits de A. De Vesme entièrement réformés et complétés d'une étude critique par A. Calabi, Milan, Guido Modiano. Milan, 1928, cat. no. 2111 i/ii.



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