Matteo Carboni - Morte di San Francesco , Ghirlandaio

Matteo Carboni - Morte di San Francesco , Ghirlandaio
Etching - Plate signed - 1791

Morte di San Francesco , Ghirlandaio/Matteo Carboni -Giovanni Battista Cocchi, 1791

Presentation of the time of death of St. Francis of Assisi.
The saint has the habit of his order left on a bed.
Around him there are several brothers of his order, a bishop and several seculars.
The scene takes place on an open porch with a altarpiece in the background in the middle.
On the left, at the bottom, is the name of the intermediate designer for the engraving Giuseppe Pera.
On bottom right are the printed signatures of the two engravers Matteo Carboni (1774-1842) for the engraved parts and Giovanni Battista Cocchi (1748-1815) for the engraved parts.
Below in the middle is the Italian title, the size of the painting and the mention of the painter of the original:
Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449-1494). Plate no. 28 of the first part of the work, published in 1791: L'Etruria Pittrice. The gallerybook, with depictions of paintings by Tuscan painters from the Middle Ages to the 18th century, was published by Niccolò Pagni and Giuseppe Bardi in Florence.
The engraving shows a church in the church of Santa Trinita in Florence.

Condition: on thicker paper with watermark: star with a face. With circumference edge. Slightly stained, beautiful print.

Blattgröße: 32.3 x 50.2 cm
Plattengröße: 29.1 x 41.7 cm.

Lot details
Matteo Carboni
Title of artwork
Morte di San Francesco , Ghirlandaio
Plate signed
In good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
323×502 mm
Total dimensions
291×0×417 mm
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