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Saint Francis Consoled by the Musical Angel

Artist:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1595
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in. (30.8 x 23.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.78.1(338)
Not on view
Inscription: Lower left: Franc.s Vannius. Sen./ Inventor.; lower right: Car. fe./ 1595; in border: Desine dulciloquas Ales contingere chordas,/ Ham nequeunt tantum corda tenere melos./ Hac cruce sit requies, crux haec mihi cantet in aure:/ Praestat enim voces huius amasse lyra.; on right: Ioannes Philippus Societate/ Iesu.
Possibly Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); By descent to Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire)
Bartsch, XVIII.70.67; De Grazia Bohlin, no. 204; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.193,first state of three
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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