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The Shepherd's Offering, from Seventy-three prints engraved by F. Bartolozzi &c. from the Original Pictures and Drawings of Micheal Angelo, Domenichino, Annibal, Lodovico, and Agostino Carraci, Guercino, P. da Cortona, Carlo Maratti, Elisabetta Sirani, Pellegrino Tibaldi, Franceschino &c. in the collection of His Majesty, &c., vol. II

Series/Portfolio:
Seventy-three prints engraved by F. Bartolozzi &c. from the Original Pictures and Drawings of Micheal Angelo, Domenichino, Annibal, Lodovico, and Agostino Carraci, Guercino, P. da Cortona, Carlo Maratti, Elisabetta Sirani, Pellegrino Tibaldi, Franceschino &c. in the collection of His Majesty, &c., vol. II
Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Artist:
After Niccolò dell' Abate (Italian, Modena 1509–1571 Fontainebleau (?))
Publisher:
John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Publisher:
Josiah Boydell (British, Hawarden, Flintshire 1752–1817 Middlesex)
Date:
1766
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/16 × 13 3/4 in. (51.6 × 35 cm) Plate: 17 15/16 × 12 3/8 in. (45.5 × 31.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.659(113)
Not on view
This print is bound in book with a gold tooled leather binding and marbelized paper boards, containing two volumes of prints, the majority of which are engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi. This print is part of Volume II, which contains seventy-three prints, mostly engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi.
Inscription: At bottom center: Opus hoc udo colore illitum a Niccolao Abati Bononie conspicitur, sub porticu Palatj Leonum in via que ad / San Martinum ducit, et Cajetanus Gandulphus sic delineatum incisumque exposuit

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
John, Lord Northwick (British, 1769–1859); Vendor: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London)
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