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The Dead Christ

Artist:
Orazio Borgianni (Italian, Rome 1578–1616 Rome)
Date:
1615
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 9 1/4 × 8 7/8 in. (23.5 × 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.70.3(16)
Not on view
Inscription: Artist's monogram and date inscribed in image lower right: "1615 / HB"; in margin lower right: "Horatius Borgiannus"; in lower margin: ""Ill.mo et Excell.mo Principi D. Francesco de Castro Castri Comiti Duci Taurisani Regis Catholici a Consilijs, eiusq. apud Summum / Pontificem Oratori / Dulce Exuvias a morte et amore relictas / Christe tuas video cum lachrimisq. colo / In saxis ne quaere locum. Cor amantis habeto / Hic ubi plus animas, et tua membra loca / Iuxta exemplar quod tuae Excell pinxi hanc Imaginem a me ipso excussam eidem D.D.D. in perpetuum meae erga illam sevitutis obsequium / Ill.mae Excell.ae tuae Additissimus Servus".
John Edward Rudge (British, 1792–1861); Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 14, 1994–April 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 2008–July 13, 2008.

Bartsch XVII.321.2; TIB 38[17], 414.2
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 2, p. 321.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 2, p. 414, ill.



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