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Production People
Giuseppe Maria Crespi (Print made by)artist bio
Crespi, Giuseppe Maria
Title / Description
The Massacre of the Innocents
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
407 x 327 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: Gioseffo Crespi detto Lo Spagnolo In. e dip.' and inscribed lower right: 'Lod. Mattioli del. f.'
State
fourth state of four
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XIX.398.4 (first state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Riccòmini 2014, p. 194 (fourth state of four) info
Marco Riccòmini, Giuseppe Maria Crespi: i disegni e le stampe; catalogo ragionato, Torino 2014.
 
Comment
According to his biography written by his son, Luigi, Crespi repeated this composition on the other side of the same copper plate from which this etching was printed, perhaps with the help of Lodovico Mattioli (see Riccòmini 2014, p. 196).
 
Inventory Number
8521
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
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