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Saint Roch with his dog, indicating a plague bubo on his groin. Line engraving by PL after B. Passarotti, ca. 1580.

  • Passarotti, Bartolomeo, 1529-1592.
Date
[1580?]
Reference
10076i
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Publication/Creation

[1580?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 43.3 x 29.4 cm

Lettering

PL ; BPassaroto inuē

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10076i

References note

G.K. Nagler, Die Monogrammisten, Munich: G. Hirth's Verlag, vol. 4, no. 1255

Creator/production credits

Nagler cites PL as the monogram of an unidentified engraver active towards the end of the sixteenth century

Lettering note

Initials of presumed engraver "PL" in monogram on tree-trunk in background. Initials "BP" of Passarotti's name also in monogram

Notes

Thieme-Becker and Nagler mention a companion print by PL after Passarotti showing Saint Sebastian

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