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Charity (Caritas)

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 289 x 223 mm
  • Inv. 2014-LE

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The print is based on the painting by Guido Reni in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (inv. 1974.348).


Anonymous Master
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Guido Reni RKD
Bologna 1575 - Bologna 1642

Title Charity (Caritas)
Period 16th century
17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: G.s Renus Ping.
inscription reverse, middle left: 102.2/+/ x
inscription reverse, lower left: 15. Sold
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-LE
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055866 allegory (artistic device) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11M33 Charity, 'Caritas'; 'Carita' (Ripa) ~ one of the Three Theological Virtues Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A2223 breasts Iconclass
31A22232 breasts giving milk Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D111 infant, baby ~ the ages of man Iconclass
31D1121 tot, toddler ~ the ages of man Iconclass
42A31 nursing, suckling Iconclass
42A32(+0) feeding a baby (+ variant) Iconclass
42B12 mother-love Iconclass
42G2112 mother (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
56F2 (personifications and symbolic representations of) Love; 'Amore (secondo Seneca)' (Ripa) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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