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Paolo Caronni
Italian (active ca. 1779 - 1842) Primary

Pietro Metastasio

Late 18th century - early 19th century

11 15/16 in. x 8 3/4 in. (30.4 cm x 22.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.488
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • librettists - Persons who compose text for opera, musical plays, or extended choral works, or who adapt text to accommodate the musical requirements of composers.
  • men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.
  • poets - Authors ol compositions characterized by condensed language chosen for sound and suggestive power as well as meaning.
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness, usually including the face of the person. For representations intended to be anonymous, or of fictional or mythological characters, see "figures (representations)."

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  • Plate Dimensions: 11 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (30.4 x 22.2 cm)

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