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Il Morbetto (or,The Plague of Phrygia), after Raphael
Il Morbetto (or,The Plague of Phrygia), after Raphael
After:
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
19.4 x 25 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ILR in the plate: Inv. Rap. Ur/ M AF;
ILC in the plate: Linquebant / dulces ani/ mas, aut ae/ gra trahe/ bant/ corp;
IUL in the plate: Effigies sacrae divom Phrigi;
Provenance:
LC recto: Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445);
This impression has been touched all over with gray ink washes;
Other AFGA impression: A001055

Accession Number:
1963.30.36952
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A man holding his nose separates a child from the breast of a dead woman, a man mourns her, others shy away. Dead and sick animals lie in the street, a sick man is tended by women in a house above.