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Production People
Cristofano Cartaro (Print made by)artist bio
Cartaro, Cristofano [Cristoforo]
fl 1577-87

Girolamo Macchietti (Print made by)artist bio
Macchietti, Girolamo (di Francesco di Mariotto) [Girolamo del Crocifissaio]
b 1535; d Florence, 3 Jan 1592

Claudio Duchetti (Published by)artist bio
Duchetti, Claudio [Duchet, Claude]
fl 1565-85
Title / Description
The Charity of St Nicholas of Bari
 
Date
1587
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
292 x 431 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower right: 'C. Cart. fe.' and inscribed with publisher's addreess: 'Apud heredes Claudi duchetti/formis Romae 1587' and 'Iulii Roscii Hortini' and lettered in the margin: 'Diuus Nicolaus de nocte, auro intra domum pauperis iniejco, tres puellas nubiles egestate periclitanes liberat' and 'Pauperiem ob duram taneras exponera natas/Cogitat et triplici quaerere lucra toro//Stat genitor maerens Pia dat manus aedibus aurum/Seruatur niueae flosq pudicitiae//Quisquis eges confide' Deo: somnum inter et umbras/Diuina optatas dextera fundit opes'
WatermarkWatermark
visible, height: 71 mm, width: 39 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
Comment
After a painting attributed to Girolamo Macchietti now in The National Gallery, London, painted around 1555-60.
 
Inventory Number
32430
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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