Saint Jerome in the Wilderness 1652
Giovanni Francesco Muccio
* 1620 in Cento † 1665 in Bologna
Etching. Size of sheet: 27.5 x 19.3 cm.
Etching after Simone Cantarini (1612 Pesaro-1648 Verona). Watermark: Circle.
Literature: Nagler 3;
Fine impression with small margins around the platemark. Small replacement in the lower margin, not affecting the image. Rare print of this obscure printmaker, who was a nephew of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (1591–1666). Most of the few prints by this artist are after his uncle.