[The Martyrdom of St Stephen.]Pietro le Opoldo Archiduci Austr. Regio Pannoniae Ac Bohemiae Principi Magno Etruriae [...]
Engraving, 18th century watermarked paper; platemark 555 x 310mm (21¾ x 12¼"). Very large margins. Uncut.
Engraving by Florentine printmaker Ferdinando Gregori (1743?-1804) after a 1597 painting by Lodovico Cigoli now in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. The influential Cigoli (1559-1613) was an important exponent of the nascent Florentine Baroque style in tune with the Counter-Reformation.
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