The Virgin Mourning the Dead Christ

Artist:
Pietro Angeletti (Italian, active Rome, 1758–1786)
Artist:
Aloysio Cunego (Italian, Verona 1757–1823 Rome)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, Bassano 1732–1803 Rome)
Date:
1783
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 1/16 × 15 1/8 in. (53.5 × 38.4 cm)
Sheet: 19 13/16 × 10 1/2 in. (50.3 × 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2277
Not on view
This print after a painting by Guercino was executed by Aloysius Cunego with Pietro Angeletti as the intermediary draughtsman.
Inscription: At lower left: Petrus Angeletti delin.
At lower right: Aloysius Cunego sculp. Romae 1783
At bottom center: Joannes Franciscus Barberius vulgò dietus Guercino / Tabulam pinxit, que Rome prostat / In celeberrimâ Colmnesi Pinacothecâ
At bottom center: Apud Joannes Volpato

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc II.74.3 ii