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St. Francis of Assisi

Artist:
Andrea Andreani (Mantua, 1558/1559–1629)
Artist:
After Alessandro Casolani della Torre (Italian, Siena 1552–1606 Siena)
Date:
1591
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 × 8 7/8 in. (31.5 × 22.5 cm) Image: 10 15/16 × 8 7/8 in. (27.8 × 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.24
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: Andrea Andriani's monogram of AA
At lower left: Casolani's Monogram of CALI
At bottom center: Alla Hobilijs.ma Sign.ra Sulpitia Malavolti delli / Beringluscci. Andrea Andreani Intaglr.e / In Siena i591.

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XII.81.30; Meyer I.719.20
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