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Self portait as an artist, holding a drawing board and implement

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Arnold van Westerhout (Flemish, Antwerp 1651–1725 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1645
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 11/16 in. (22.5 × 17 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
x.17.2
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom: 'Ritratto di Pietro Testa Pictore eccel.te / delineavit et Sculpsit Romae superiorum perimusu Arnoldo van Westerhout for'
Cropper 106.iii; Bellini 64.35.iii; B.XX.215.1
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Pietro Testa. Vicenza, 1976.

Elizabeth Cropper Pietro Testa, 1612-1650: Prints and Drawings. Philadephia, 1988.



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