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The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on paper.


c. 1625


Carlo Maratti
Italian, 1625-1713

About this artwork

Considered the last of the great Roman painters, Maratta came to Rome in 1636, and began to make etchings in 1647. Only thirteen prints are known to be by his hand; the religious sentiment of this plate is characteristic of them.


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Carlo Maratti


The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine


Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Etching on paper


17.4 × 13 cm (6 7/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

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The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

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