Tombstone of Pope Alexander VII

Nicolas Dorigny - engraver

Nicolas Dorigny - engraver - Tombstone of Pope Alexander VII
Nicolas Dorigny (1658-1746) arrived in Rome in 1687 to eventually sojourn there for more than two decades. Of the plentiful artists active in the Eternal City at that time, he was the most familiar with Carlo Maratta whose paintings were moreover among the frequent subjects of Dorigny’s prints.
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measurements: height 406 mm
width 292 mm
material: paper
technique: etching and engraving
inventory number: R 45265
gallery collection: Collection of Prints and Drawings