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Carnelian Intaglio of a Roman Lady
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Carnelian Intaglio of a Roman Lady

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The intaglio is signed in Greek by Rega, who trained with the Pichler family in Rome and then returned to Naples, where he was one of the most successful gem engravers of his generation.
Provenance Depoletti Collection. Henry Walters, New York; inherited by Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931; purchased by Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941 (?); purchased by Walters Art Museum, 1942.
Inscriptions [Signature] Rega
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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late 18th-early 19th century
(Precious Stones & Gems)
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H: 1 1/4 x W: 1 in. (3.2 x 2.6 cm)
  • Greece (Place of Origin)
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
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Not On View


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