Birth of St. Benedict

Fine Arts Old Master Prints
Birth of St. Benedict

Item Info

Item No: facp00010
Title: Birth of St. Benedict
Media Type: Etchings
Source: Print and Picture Collection - Old Master Prints

Location: large box 1

Italian painter and engraver;

From the cloister of San Michele in Bosco, Bologna, Italy;

After Francesco Brizio (Italian painter, draftsman, and printmaker, ca. 1574-1623);

Written on back of print in pencil:

"Giovanni, Jacopo (or Giacomo) Maria, 1667-1717"

Giacomo Maria Giovannini, b. Bologna 1667- d. Parma 1717

Brizzios or Briccios and Giovannini were distinguished Italian painters"


More information may be found in V. Birke: Italian Masters of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Commentary (1987), 40 [XVIII/ii] of The Illustrated Bartsch, ed. W. Strauss (New York, 1978–), p. 289.  769.6 B28i (Art Reference)

Creation Year: ca. 1694
Image Dimensions Width: 36.7 cm
Creator Name: Giovannini, Giacomo Maria, 1667-1717 - Artist