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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
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. 505 iii/iii.



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