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Three Young Women Bathing, Surprised by a Man, 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: 9 3/16 × 13 1/4 in. (23.4 × 33.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.548.2(16)
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: Joan. Ottaviani Inc.
At bottom center: Ex Collectione Tomae Ienkins Pictoris Angli

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
Le Blanc III.132.92
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