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Original Print - "A Family Praying" - Francesco Bartolozzi - Guercino - 1764

Original Print - "A Family Praying" - Francesco Bartolozzi - Guercino - 1764

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DESCRIPTION:
Magnificent copper engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi, ater Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino). Publishing in 1764 years, Italy. The sample is taken from the work "Original Paintings and Drawings of Guercino in the Collection of His Majesty."
The artwork depicts a heartwarming scene of a family engaged in prayer. It showcases the artist's skill in capturing delicate emotions and intimate moments. The composition portrays a family gathered together, with their heads bowed and hands clasped in prayer, demonstrating their devotion and unity in faith. Bartolozzi's attention to detail is evident in the meticulous rendering of the figures and the tender expressions on their faces. The warm and soft lighting adds a sense of tranquility and reverence to the scene, emphasizing the spiritual significance of the family's prayerful act. The artist's use of subtle colors and gentle brushstrokes further enhances the serene atmosphere. "A Family Praying" is an exquisite representation of familial piety and devotion. It communicates a sense of inner peace, faith, and the timeless bond between family members united in their shared spirituality. Bartolozzi's artistic skill combined with the emotional depth of this painting makes it a compelling and contemplative piece of art.
Francesco Bartolozzi is an Italian draftsman, watercolor painter and engraver, the greatest master of etching, dotted style, in particular colored dotted line and pencil etching style. From 1764 he worked in
 England, where he created a school of color reproduction engravings.
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591 – 1666) better known as Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from Cento in the Emilia region, who was active in Rome and Bologna. The vigorous naturalism of his early manner contrasts with the classical equilibrium of his later works. His many drawings are noted for their luminosity and lively style.

DETAILS:
Dimensions: 22” x 14” inches / 57 cm x 37 cm
Technique: Engraving
Date: 1764
Artist: Francesco Bartolozzi
After: Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino)
Place: Italy
*We provide a Certificate of Authenticity upon request.
 

CONDITION:
The work has wear, age-related discoloration, but is overall in good condition. As you age, you can expect to see a few minor blemishes, brown or blotchy markings. Please check the condition of the image carefully and contact us with any questions. The reverse side is blank. This is an original print and not a modern reproduction. You can find many more vintage designs and prints at dahlstromsfineart.

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