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Pope Gregory I Praying for the Deliverance of Souls to Heaven

Fontebasso, Francesco (1707-1769)

Etching on laid paper

1731

Francesco Fontebasso (1707-1769)  Pope Gregory I Praying for the Deliverance of Souls to Heaven, 1731

Francesco Fontebasso (1707-1769)

Pope Gregory I Praying for the Deliverance of Souls to Heaven, 1731

Etching on laid paper

46h x 30.80w cm

Description

Dimensions:    Plate: 460 x 308 mm.         18 1/8 x 12 1/8 in.         Sheet: 468 x 314 mm.  18 3/8 x 12 3/8 in.

References:            De Vesme 2, third state of three; David Tunick, Inc., Italian Prints of the Eighteenth Century, Cat no. 11, #36a

Signature:              Signed in the plate “Francis Fontebasso del et inc.” lower right; signed “Sebastianus Ricci Pinxit” lower left

Provenance:           Sotheby’s, London; 1980 to

                              David Tunick, Inc.