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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 x 9 1/4 in. (30.5 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2127
Not on view
Inscription: Francs. Vannius Sen./ Inventor. (lower left); Car. fe./ 1595. (lower right); 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./ Ioannes Philippus Riccius e Societate/ Iesu. (in border)
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch, XVIII.70.67; De Grazia Bohlin, no. 204; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.193, first state of three
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