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Portrait of Barbarossa

Artist:
Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Date:
1535
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 12 in. (44.8 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.4
Not on view
Inscription: monogram: "A"V", inscription: (in the margin) ARIADENVS BARBARVSSA CIRTHAE IVNET / IQ REX AC OTOMANICAE CLASSIS PRAEF, 1535; "The Younger Barbarossa" handwritten in pencil, bottom left corner; "obiit 1547 [J98? 199? illegible] R. of Charles V vol. 2 p. 36 364-" written in brown ink, bottom center; [HB?] in brown ink on verso, bottom left corner (not in Lugt).
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2007–June 24, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.

Bartsch XIV.378.520
only state
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