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Body of Christ Mourned by Angels. Ca. 1650–1655.

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Body of Christ Mourned by Angels. Ca. 1650–1655.

After the drawing by P. Testa.

Etching. 188 х 247.

The fields are cropped.

II state of  two.

In the lower right corner: PTL Jo: Ces: Testa Inc.; above: Pietro Testa Inu.; at the bottom in the center: Gio Jacomo de Rossi formis Romae alla Pace.

The British Museum (London) stores a drawing of Pietro Testa 1648–1649 for this engraving.

Inv. G 522.

Literature: Nagler, Bd. 18, p. 270, № 5; Le Blanc, t. 4, p. 20, № 4; Cropper E. Pietro Testa, 1612–1650. Prints and Drawings / Elizabeth Cropper. – Philadelphia, 1988 – p. 242, № 112.

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