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Venus and Mars (Plate 21: Raccolta di Alcuni Disegni del Barberi da Cento detto il Guernico, incisi in Rame, e presentati al singolar merito del Sig. Tommaso Jenkins pittore, ed accademico di S. Luca, in atto di respetto e d'amicizia dall'architetto e suo coaccademio: Gio. Battista Piranesi (Collection of several drawings after Barbieri da Cento (known as Guercino) etched on copper and presented to Thomas Jenkins, painter and member of the Academy of St. Luke, out of respect and friendship from his fellow member, the architect Gio. Battista Piranesi))

Artist:
Giovanni Ottaviani (Italian, Rome 1735–ca. 1808)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1764
Medium:
Etching with red and black ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 9/16 in. (55 x 39.5 cm) Plate: 12 5/8 x 17 1/8 in. (32 x 43.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(21)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 21
At lower left: Guercinus da Cento Inv.
At lower right: Ioann. Ottaviani Inc.
At bottom center: Ex Collectione Tomae Jenkins Pictoris Angli
Le Blanc III.132.19; Mahon Il Guercino e Il Suo Falsario 90.69
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