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The Crucifixion

Artist:
Possibly by Domenico Tibaldi (Italian, 1541–1583 (active Bologna))
Publisher:
Luca Bertelli (Italian, active 1564–89)
Former Attribution:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1580
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 × 15 1/2 in. (52 × 39.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2116
Not on view
Bartsch lists this engraving under Agostino Carracci but notes that his manner in 1580 is nothing like this. Bohn (TIB Commentary) lists this engraving under Domenico Tibaldi because he employs thicker burin lines and strong contrasts, used similarly in two of his engravings post-1573.
Inscription: Inscribed in plate bottom center: "Luca Bertelli formis"; lower right on stone: "1580 [with the 8 on its side]"; top center on cross: "INRI"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVIII.50.22; TIB Commentary 39 part 2, 3903.017
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 22, p. 50.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 3903.017, p. 78.



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