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The triumph of the virtuous artist on Parnassus

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Domenico de Rossi (Italian, 1619–1653)
Date:
ca. 1644–46
Medium:
Etching with drypoint, second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/16 × 22 5/8 in. (41.5 × 57.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.70.3(50)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered dedication along bottom margin: 'All Ill.mo Sig.r mio Sig.r et Pron Colendis.mo Il Sig.r Fra Gio: Tomaso Rondenino Cavalier Gerosolimitano ... Gio: Domenico Rossi. D.D.D.'
John Edward Rudge (British, 1792–1861); Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 5, 1993–July 12, 1993.

Bartsch XX.229.33.ii; Bellini 33; Cropper 102.ii
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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