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The parable of the lost coin: a woman lights a lamp and turns her house upside down in search of a lost coin. Engraving by G. Camerata, 175-, after D. Fetti.

  • Fetti, Domenico, approximately 1589-1623
Date
1750-1759
Reference
2475534i
Part of
Recueil d'estampes d'apres les plus célèbres tableaux de la Galerie Royale de Dresde
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About this work

Description

Bible, New Testament, Luke 15. The woman bends down to pick up a lighted oil lamp, casting a large shadow. A stool and a basket are overturned. The linen chest has been opened and ransacked. The coin is hidden in a broken crack between the paving tiles

Publication/Creation

1750-1759

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with etching ; platemark 41 x 29.6 cm

Lettering

Quadro di Domenico Feti di Mantova cavato dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda. ... Tableau de Dominique Feti de Manntoue de la Galerie Royale de Dresde ... J. Camerata del: et sculps.

Lettering note

Bears number: 29

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2475534i

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Domenico Fetti in Dresden

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Italian
  • French


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
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