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The statue of a lively, leaping pig. Engraving by I. Frezza after G.E. Morghen (?).

  • Morghen, Giovanni Elia, 1721-approximately 1789.
Date
1700-1799
Reference
40079i
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Publication/Creation

1700-1799

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 13 x 16.7 cm

Lettering

Ah potessi io pur vivere Come vivesti tu! ; GM ; Isidoro Frezza sc.

Creator/production credits

The GM monogram is similar to one recorded by Nagler, loc. cit., as being the mark of Giovanni Elia Morghen. Both G.E. Morghen and Isidoro Frezza worked on the volumes of Delle antichità di Ercolano, Naples 1757-1789

References note

G.K. Nagler, Die Monogrammisten, vol 2, Munich and Leipzig 1860, p. 154, no. 403

Lettering note

Translation of lettering: Ah, if only I could live as you lived!

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40079i

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Languages

  • Italian


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