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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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Creator
Period
late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
carnelian
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1082
Measurements
H: 1 1/4 x W: 1 in. (3.2 x 2.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Greece (Place of Origin)
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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