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Carlo Cignani, Potiphar's Wife

Cignani, Carlo (Bologna 1628 – Forlì 1719). Potiphar’s Wife. Embracing the resisting Joseph out of her bed and with denuded chest. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: C. Cignani pinxt. / A. H. Payne sc. / Published for the Proprietors by A. H. Payne Dresden & Leipzig., otherwise in English-German-Czech as above. 7 × 5⅝ in (17.8 × 14.3 cm). – In the octagon, the edges filled with floral ornaments.

Offer no. 14,180 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping


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