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A Mendicant (Giovanni Leonardo Geruso) with two Boys
A Mendicant (Giovanni Leonardo Geruso) with two Boys
Date:
ca. 1597–1601
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
32.2 x 20.7 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

S in the image, on the box carried by the boy with the carrots: AV (Villamena Assisi)
ILC in the plate: Franciscus Villamena honoris et observantie ergo .D.D.;
DLR in the plate: Superiorum Permiss Rome Anno Iubilei;
ILR in the plate: Cum privilegio Summi Pontificis;
Provenance:
R.E. Lewis, from Colnaghi Stock 3, n.. 303. 12/23/75;
LR verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 5);
From a series of prints of itinerant tradespeople.
Sopher 17th c. catalogue no. 5

Accession Number:
1987.1.145
Acquisition Date:
1992-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

An itinerant monk (Giovanni Leonardo Geruso) walking with two boys, one of whom is carrying a basket of carrots.