Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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
Related Objects

Wilton album, folio 40 verso: The Drunken Silenus (Paniere Farnese)

Artist: Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome) Date: ca. 1598–1601 Medium: Engraving printed from a silver plate Accession: 27.78.1(149) On view in:Not on view

Angels in the upper section flanking the spear of Longinus and other instruments of the Passion of Christ

Artist: Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome) Date: 1600 Medium: Engraving Accession: 51.501.2517 On view in:Not on view

Portrait of Ioannes Altus (Johann Alten), of the Swiss Guard, standing by the Quirinal and pointing out the antiquities of Rome

Artist: Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome) Date: 1623 Medium: Engraving Accession: 51.501.2527 On view in:Not on view

Allegory of the power of Philip III of Spain, an elaborate architectural interior with many figures representing his dominions, his portait in a rounded upper centre

Artist: Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome) Date: 1603 Medium: Engraving Accession: 51.501.2515 On view in:Not on view

Saint Hilarion

Artist: Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome) Date: 1613 Medium: Engraving Accession: 49.95.2606 On view in:Not on view