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Portrait of Pope Sixtus V

Artist:
Pietro Facchetti (Italian, Mantua 1535–1619 Rome)
Sitter:
Portrait of Pope Sixtus V (Felice Peretti) (Italian, Grottamare near Pescara 1520–1590 Rome)
Date:
1585
Medium:
Etching with some engraving, 2nd state
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 7/16 x 11 11/16 in. (44.3 x 29.7 cm) plate: 17 5/16 x 11 5/8 in. (44 x 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.529
Not on view
Galerie Bassenge (Berlin); Vendor: Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 2008–July 13, 2008.

Andresen II.466.3; Seccaria 1995, no. 4; Bassenge Nov. 27 2003 "Ausgewahlte Graphik," no. 5159
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