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Furius Camillus Liberating Rome from Brennus, 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 Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, Belluno 1659–1734 Venice)
Publisher:
Stamperia di Giovanni Generoso Salomoni , Rome
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching and engraving in brown ink; third state of three (De Vesme & Calabi)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 15/16 × 31 3/8 in. (58.3 × 79.7 cm) Plate: 17 1/8 × 22 7/16 in. (43.5 × 57 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.548.2(22)
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: Sebastian Ricci: inv Pincs: in Casa del Conte Ant: M. Zanetti
At lower right: Fran: Bartolozzi Sculp: alla Pttoresca
At lower left: Frodato é il peso, che Sulpizio, e Brenno / Patteggiaro; il Trivun fa tristo cenno;
At lower right: Freme il Pallo, e la spada a' pesi aggiunge: / Ma in quello il Dittator Camillo giunge

Marking: On verso of sheet at left and right center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
De Vesme & Calabi 505 iii/iii
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