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Cartouche Surrounding a Portrait of Cosimo de' Medici

Artist:
Engraved by Melchior Meier (German, active Italy, ca. 1572–82)
Artist:
Engraved by Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1586
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. (27 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.78.1(364)
Not on view
Inscription: Around oval: COSMVS MEDICES MAG. DVX ETRVRIAE. I
Possibly Thomas Herbert, eighth earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); By descent to Reginald Herbert, fifteenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire)
Bartsch, XVIII.112.140; De Grazia Bohlin, no. 136; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.129, second state of two
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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