Incendie du Bourg (Fire in the Borgo), from the Papal Apartments in the Vatican

Philippe Thomassin, French, 1562 - 1622, after Raphael, Italian, 1483 - 1520

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1610

Engraving on paper

Image: 17 5/16 × 22 9/16 in. (44 × 57.3 cm)

Sheet: 18 1/8 × 24 11/16 in. (46.1 × 62.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

2006.37.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, dated, and inscribed, in plate, lower left: Con privilegio / Summi Pontif. / Phls / Thomassinus / excudit Roma / 1610; titled, in plate, upper center: URBIS LEONINAE INCENVIUM; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Gio Giacomo Rossi Roma / Le Stampa alla Pace [inscribed at 45 degree angle with left at bottom]; inscribed, in plate, lower left: RAPH VRBI PINXIT / IN VATICANO [inscribed vertically, with left at bottom; each word separated by bullet at center]; inscribed, in plate, lower right: NON DEFICIT. PER ILLTRI. [TRI superscript] AC ADMODV EGREGIO VIRO D PETRO LACIO ARMINEN / PROVINCIAE ROMANDIOLAE AGENTI MERITISSO [O superscript] / Non hic Troiam, nec Eneam genitorem humeris gestantem, Sed eternam Summor Pontificu sedem Romam / a flammis edes sacras Principis Apostolos fere pertingen a Leone quarto non aqua alioue humano remedio, / sed salutifero Crucis signo (non modicum nre fideai inter innumera pastorisque pietatis testimonium) liberata, et Julis / secundi Pont. Max. iussu in aedibus Pontificus ab egregio illo pictore Raphaele Vrbinato figurata; eneis sui / formis delineata, et incisam tibi pietatis ergo conspiciendam exhibet. / Philippus Thomassinus Trecensis D. Datque

Provenance

Christopher Mendez, London, England; sold to present collection [for the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards], 2003; transferred to the permanent collection, 2006.

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