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Title

Allegory of Autumn

Artist

Pietro Testa

Date

c. 1642-1644

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Allegory of Autumn, Pietro Testa
Allegory of Autumn: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Prints | Etching
Size: 19 1/2 x 28 1/8 in. (49.53 x 71.44 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon back, in pencil: [972], [17156] and [Pietro Testa/ 1617-50/ B. 38.]
Physical Description: outdoor scene with many figures on the earth and in an arc of sky above; elephant, large cats and goats on ground; couples embracing; heavy-set man at center; man playing pipes; centaur choking woman; man pouring grapes from a basket; two putti, LLC; Apol
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Winton Jones Endowment for Prints and Drawings
Accession Number: 2009.47.2
Artist: Pietro Testa, Italian (Lucchese), 1612 - 1650
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian (Lucchese), 1612 - 1650
Added to Site: September 24, 2009