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A Saint Reads the Mass with His Brothers (Ein Heiliger Liest mit Seinem Brüdern die Messe)

Maria Katharina Prestel1778-1780

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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  • Title: A Saint Reads the Mass with His Brothers (Ein Heiliger Liest mit Seinem Brüdern die Messe)
  • Creator: Maria Katharina Prestel after Jacopo Vignali
  • Date Created: 1778-1780
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, bottom center: “Mar. Cath. Prestel sc.”; inscribed in plate, bottom: “Dessin de Jacques Vignali de Prato vecchio; / Maître de Carlo Dolce.”; inscribed in plate, bottom right: “No. 5”; inscribed in pencil, upper right margin: “25”; inscribed in pencil, bottom right margin: “Nagr 24 / Cab. Praun”; inscribed in pencil on verso, center: “8529”; inscribed in pencil on verso, bottom left corner: [illegible]
  • Set or Series Title: Praun’sche Kabinett
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj15048
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Laurie Frenzel, 2009
  • Materials & Techniques: Color etching and aquatint on medium-weight off-white wove paper
  • Keywords: ceremonies, Christianity, masses, reading, religions, saints
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the Praun’sche Kabinett, 1778–1780, a facsimile publication of drawings. This is an impression of the completed state, but here before the sheet was cut to the borderline and the subject affixed to a drawing-style mount
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 432 mm x 294 mm (17.01 in. x 11.57 in.). Sheet dimensions: 497 mm x 351 mm (19.57 in. x 13.82 in.).
  • Bibliography: Nagler, Kunstler-Lexicon (Leipzig: Schwarzenberg & Schumann) vol. 13, no. 24; LeBlanc 28
  • Associated People: Created by Maria Katharina Prestel (British, 1747-1794), After Jacopo Vignali (Italian, 1592-1664)
  • Accession Number: 2009.13.1

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