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Portrait of Cardinal Cesare Baronio

Artist:
After Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Sitter:
portrait of Cardinal Cesare Baronio (Italian, Sora 1538–1607 Rome)
Date:
1602
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
12 9/16 x 7 1/2 in. (31.9 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2511
Not on view
Inscription: (bottom left) Phls Galle excud.; (in margin) CAESAR BARONIVS SORANS TIT. SS. NEREI ET ACHILLEI CARD. SACROSANCTAE APOSTOLICAE/ SED. BIBLIOTHEC. ANNALIVM ECCLESIAST. SCRIPTOR EXIMIVS AETAT. SVAE ANN. LXIIII./ Historia, et pietate micat Baronius; alter Lumen ab altenus lumine sumit honos.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Nagler, XX.261.3; Le Blanc, IV.124.3, copy
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