Virgin and Child with St Francis of Assisi 1640
Domenico Peruzzini, attributed to
* 1602 in Urbania † 1673 in Ascona
Etching. Size of sheet: 27.5 x 20 cm.
Literature: Not in Bartsch Peintre Graveur;
T.I.B. Vol. 47, Com. Part 1, 030 (as uncertain attribution).
Provenance: 17th-century shelfmark inscription in brown ink.
Fine impression with small margins, some small rubbing in the bottom left corner.
Formerly attributed to Domenico Piola (1627–1703). A preparatory drawing in reverse was sold at Sotheby’s London on 9 July 1968; Sotheby’s attributed the drawing to Piola but according to TIB it was reattributed to Peruzzini. The print is attributed by T.I.B. on stylistic grounds.