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Production People
Francesco Curti (Print made by)artist bio
Curti, Francesco [Curtus, Francescus]
b Bologna 1610; d Bologna, 27 June 1690

Guercino (After)artist bio
Guercino [Barbieri, Giovanni Francesco]
b Cento, ?2 Feb 1591; d Bologna, 22 Dec 1666
Title / Description
The Virgin and the Child Reading
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
183 x 194 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
Inscribed lower left: 'Gio. Fran.co Barb. da Cent. Inu.' and signed: 'Fran.co Curti fece.' and inscribed with dedication in the margin: 'All Molto Ill. // Sig:e Pron Osser. mo [...]'
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Le Blanc II.77.2 info
Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, 4 vols., Paris 1854-90

Bagni 1988, p. 97, no. 132 info
Prisco Bagni, Guercino e i suoi Incisori, Rome 1988
 
Comment
After a drawing by Guercino now in The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, inv. no. IV, 168g.
 
Inventory Number
8526
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
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