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The Martyrdom of St. Ursula, after Pittoni
The Martyrdom of St. Ursula, after Pittoni
Date:
mid 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving And Etching
Dimensions:
55.7 x 33.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ILL in the plate: Gio. Batta. Pittoni pinx.;
ILR in the plate: Berardi Scul appo Wagner Ven.a CPES;
ILC in the plate: Contro d'Orsola santa e tutto Averno/ Ma il colpo e breve ed e il suo premio eterno.;
Provenance:
Colnaghi 12/74;
Marcus Sopher;
Sopher 18th c. catalogue no. 63

Accession Number:
1986.1.390
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

On a ledge before an apse-like arch, Ursula bows a before bearded man who holds a Roman statue while an executioner prepares to swing his sword. An angel descends with the palm & crown of martyrdom.