Collection of Prints and Drawings
Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
Production People
Alessandro Dalla Via (Print made by)artist bio
Dalla Via, Alessandro
fl Verona, 1688-1720

Pietro da Cortona (After)artist bio
Cortona, Pietro da [Berrettini, Pietro]
b Cortona, ?1 Nov 1596; bapt 27 Nov 1597; d Rome, 16 May 1669
Title / Description
Daniel in the Lions' Den, from the series of Il gran Teatro di Venezia
c. 1720
engraving, etching
456 x 225 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscribed in the margin: 'Liberauit Danielem de lacu leonum' and inscribed lower left: 'Petrus Beretinus Cortoniensis inuent: et pinx:' and signed lower left: 'Agustinus a Via Veronensis sculp:'
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
Georg Kaspar Nagler, Neues allgemeines
Künstler-Lexicon, 22 vols., Munich 1835-52, vol. 20,
p. 195, no. 1
Stefania Bozza, 'Il Gran Teatro di Venezia di
Domenico Lovisa: le "pitture",' Atti,
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Classe di
Scienze Morali, Lettere ed Arti 170 (2011/2012), pp.
3-102., no. 57
For the series, see under inv. no. 16208. The print reproduces a painting by Pietro da Cortona now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (inv. no. 754). In a later edition of the series, it replaced Andrea Zucchi's engraving after the painting by Pomponio Amalteo representing the Justice of Trajan; see Bozza 2012, no. 58.
Inventory Number
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Dalla Via, Alessandro (Print made by), Cortona, Pietro da (After), Inv. No. 16331, in Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » (accessed 22nd of September, 2020) «