Reni, Guido (Calvenzano 1575 – Bologna 1642). Christ crowned. Portrait in the oval. The edges with hatching. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Guido Reni pinxt. / W. French sc. / Published for the Proprietors by A. H. Payne, Dresden & Leipzig., otherwise in English-German as above. 7⅜ × 5⅛ in (18.6 × 13 cm).
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“ Sir, yes, (the Rubens) is closer to the one in London (recte Dresden), but the one we have is on copper. Thank you for your time. Highest regards, D… A… (and yes America could use a blessing about now) ”
(Mr. D. A., November 4, 2003)