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Portrait of Hans Rudolph Heinrich Hoch

Artist:
After Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Sitter:
portrait of Hans Rudolph Heinrich Hoch (Giovanni Grosso, Giovanni Alto) (Swiss, ca. 1574–ca. 1640)
Date:
1613
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
14 9/16 x 9 1/8 in. (37 x 23.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2514
Not on view
Inscription: (bottom center) F. Villamena Invent; (in margin) Cet Oultremontain que tu veois/ qu'au naturel Je represente/ des hommes surpasse les Loys/ faisant une estrange descente/ De la Colomne de traJan/ Sans le detriment de sa vue/ et d'un grand serpent qu'il tua/ a qui la force fut ravie/ la vraye Guide de Loltremontain icy portraict au naturel monstre l'anticque et/ moderne plan de la fabricque esleveet de Rome./ Herry le Roy excu.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Nagler, XX.265.76; Le Blanc, IV.124.9, copy
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