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Portrait of Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Artist:
Ottavio Leoni (Il Padovano) (Italian, Rome 1578–1630 Rome)
Sitter:
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Date:
1622
Medium:
Engraving and etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in. (14.5 x 11.4 cm) Sheet: 9 3/16 x 6 11/16 in. (23.4 x 17 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis R. Metcalfe, 1928
Accession Number:
28.57.39
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered across top: 'Eques Ioan.s Laurentius Berninus Neapolitan / sculptor' in bottom section: 'Superior permissu / Eques Octavius Leon Roman pictor fecit / 1622'
Bartsch XVII.253.19 (only state)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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