Artist Louis Simon Lempereur, French, 1728-1807
Artist after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666
Artist after Giovanni Battista Internari, Italian, 1761-1761
  • Cephalus and the Body of Procris
Date 18th/19th Century
Medium Engraving printed in black on laid paper
Dimensions plate: 16 3/8 x 18 1/4 in.
41.5 x 46.3 cm
sheet: 27 3/4 x 21 1/8 in.
70.4 x 53.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.65
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: J.B. Internari del.; lower right: Louis Lempereur Sc.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Giovanni Francesco Barbieri / detto il Guercino. / dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda. / Largo piedi 8. onc. 10. alto piedi 7. onc. 4.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Jean Francois Barbieri. / dit le Guerchin. / de la Galerie Royale de Dresde. / Large 8. pieds 10. pouc. Haut 4. pieds 4. pouc.; lower right corner: 22; in black ink below Lempereur's name: b. 1725-; below Barbieri, lower right: 1591-1666. / Cento, near Bologna; lower center: Sephalus weeping near the corpse of Procris (?); lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 50
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 317.