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The Adoration of the Magi, set before and architectural colonnade

Artist:
Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1640
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 3/4 x 14 in. (42.5 x 35.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.140.33
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at lower left: 'PT. Pinx et sculp', lower right 'Petrus Testa' and along bottom four line dedication to Girolamo Buonvisi
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

Cropper 63.i; Bellini 49.16.ii; B.XX.215.3
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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