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Raffaello Maffei (1456–1522)

Silvio Cosini (Italian, Poggibonsi ca. 1495–ca. 1549 Milan)
ca. 1529–32
Italian, Pisa
Height: 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edwin L. Weisl Jr. and Barbara Weisl, 1992
Accession Number:
Not on view
Raffaello Maffei (1456–1522) was an eminent citizen of his native Volterra and noted humanist whose itnerests included literature, philosophy, theology, and archaeology. He is the author of a critical edition of Basil and the Commentaria Urbana, an encyclopedic work on anthropology, geopgraphy, and philology.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Weisl, Jr. (until 1992; to MMA)
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