Pietro Testa : Etching, Painting Allegory


Painting Allegory.
(Bartsch Illustrated vol.XX, N°35).

Etching. Slightly yellowed proof, cropped along composition. Tear upper left of subject (approx. 5 cm [2 in.]), minor accidents on borders.
Loss and re-worked above subject, vertical crease in lower area under subject with accident. Lined. Framed.

Pietro Tests.
Painter and etching engraver, born in Lucca, Italy in 1617 student of P. da Cortona and du Domenichino, death in Rome in 1650.

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