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Inscription

lower center in plate: S. Benedetto primo Padre degli Ordini monastici in Occidente... / ...S. Rocco, frande Avvocato e Protettore contro la Pestilenza; by later land, lower left in graphite: Seb Ricci; by later hand, lower left of mount in graphite:-Sebastiano Ricci, Maler- / geb. 1659 od. 1660 in Civita di Beluno, gest. 1734 / Dr. hl. Benedikt und seine Schwester Scholastika / und anderen Heligen, ober erscheint de hl. Jungfrau / vielleight von Sebastian Ricci selbst gestochen? / (Nagler XIII, S. 116); by later hand on mount, lower right in graphite: Fro. Fontebasso inc. / 3162

Provenance

Andrée and Jonathan Bober, Chevy Chase, MD; gift to NGA, 2014.

Bibliography
1906
Vesme, Alexandre de (Baudi di Vesme, Alessandro). Le peintre-graveur italien; ouvrage faisant suite au peintre-graveur de Bartsch. Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1906: no. 1, ii/iii