Johannes est nomen eius. 7.
Florentiae in Aede vulgo della Compagnia della Scalzo.
Engraving. Plate 292 x 432mm (11½ x 17"). Water staining to left edge; creasing and tears. Bit messy.
The birth of St John the Baptist, with St Elizabeth on the right sitting in her bed dictating the child's name to Zacharias who is sitting by her side; a servant carrying the infant Baptist stands at centre with two more to the left. After the fresco by Andrea del Sarto for the Chiostro dell Scalzo, Florence. From "Schola Italica Picturae sive Selectae Quaedam Summorum e Schola Italica Pictorum Tabulae Aere Incisae Cura et Impensis Gavini Hamilton Pictoris", a series of forty plates.
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