Noah Sacrifices to God. Etching, original, uncatalogued. Pietro Testa, c.1640; attestation by Prof. Dr. Ricardo De Mambro Santos, Willamette University, Salem, OR. Clean and sharp impression, cut outside the plate, unmounted. Image 8.75″ x 6.75″. The scene, from Genesis 8, depicts Noah and his family making offerings to God for their survival of the Great Flood. An exceedingly active and detailed scene!
Etching and COA set in a museum-quality Bifold Portfolio, of linen cloth and silk moire, within archival sleeves; COA on premium “gold leaf” paper with gold seal and signature.