DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.
The full text of the entry is as follows:
GIOVANNI BATTISTA FONTANA.
Designer and Etcher.
Born at Verona in 1524, worked 1559 -1580.
The DEATH of St. PETER MARTYR. From the picture by Tiziano Vecellio in the church of St. Giovanni and St. Paolo at Venice, recently destroyed by fire. B.23. 1265'
[The letter B., and the numbers accompanying it, refer to Adam von Bartsch's Peinter-Graveur.]
The Death of St. Peter Martyr; Print on paper; After the painting by Titian (destroyed in 1867); By Giovanni Battista Fontana; Italy; 16th century.
Height: 45.7 cm page, Width: 33 cm page
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Titian's original painting was destroyed in 1867 by fire in the Capella del Rosario (Chapel of the Rosary, built 1582) in the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, where the painting was deposited at the time of the fire.
Martino Rota also made prints after this painting, see DYCE.1301 and 1302.
The Death of St. Peter Martyr; Print on paper; After the painting by Titian, in the Capella del Rosario (Chapel of the Rosary) in the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, which was destroyed by fire in 1867.