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Saint Carlo Borromeo, with a rope around his neck, carrying a cross through the plague-ridden streets of Milan in 1576. Engraving by J. Frey, 1749, after Pietro da Cortona.

  • Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669.
Date
1749
Reference
10127i
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Description

See further: Raymond Crawfurd, Plague and pestilence in literature and art, Oxford 1914.

Publication/Creation

Rome, 1749.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving and etching ; image 61.4 x 38.9 cm

Lettering

Excelso principi D. Fabricio Columnœ Mag. Reg. Neapol. Comiti. Stabili. Arœ maximœ in Eccl. cleric. regul. S. Pauli de Vrbe, â Philippo, eius abavo, in honorem S. Caroli Boromœi avunculi sui magnificé extructœ, tabulam â Petro Berettino egregié depictam, et nunc â se delineatam, ac œri incisam, in ... obsequij argumentum ceu eiusdem arœ Patrono D.D. Iacob ...

Lettering note

Some lettering is omitted due to damage

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10127i

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  • Latin


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