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Il pennello lagrimato orazione morte della signora Elisabetta Sirani pittrice famosissima

Illustrated by Lorenzo Tinti (Italian, 1626 to 1634–1672), Author Giovanni Luigi Picinardi (Italian, 17th century), Sitter Elisabetta Sirani (Italian, 1638–1665), Printer Giacomo Monti (Italian, 17th century)

Place of Publication: Bologna, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Cicognara 2345


Overall: 20.8 x 15 x 1.2 cm (8 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one engraving and one woodcut

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1665) Quarto; 36 leaves [lacking two plates]; modern half brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Frontispiece with portrait of Elisabetta Sirani, and woodcut of skull and crossbones (p. 60).

Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1665


Davis & Orioli, London, from whom purchased by MFA, May 8, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund