[Engraving of a woman holding a cross by Vitali]

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Italian engraving print of a woman holding a cross possibly the catholic female saint Margaret of Antioch. The print was a collaboration between painter Guidus Reni and was translated and printed by Pietro Marco Vitali in Rome in 1782. The image is accompanied by descriptive Italian text.

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1 art print : engraving, b&w ; 31 x 22 cm.

Creation Information

Reni, Guidus & Vitali, Pietro Marco 1782~.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Description

Italian engraving print of a woman holding a cross possibly the catholic female saint Margaret of Antioch. The print was a collaboration between painter Guidus Reni and was translated and printed by Pietro Marco Vitali in Rome in 1782. The image is accompanied by descriptive Italian text.

Physical Description

1 art print : engraving, b&w ; 31 x 22 cm.

Notes

The Italian text translates loosely to "To his Excellency, Mr. Girolamo Julian Ambassador of the Republic of Venice." The third line names a headquarters for Julian and ends with describing him as a lover of the "beautiful arts".

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  • Preferred Citation: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection (AR0133), University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • 1782~

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  • Nov. 1, 2022, 9:30 p.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2022, 12:40 p.m.

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Reni, Guidus & Vitali, Pietro Marco. [Engraving of a woman holding a cross by Vitali], artwork, 1782~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2016477/: accessed February 4, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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