Bust portrait of Pope Pius V in profile facing left set within an elaborate architectural structure upon which sit allegorical figures including Faith, Charity and Religion above and Justice and Prudence below who flank St Michael
Mario Cartaro (Italian, born Viterbo, active Rome ca. 1557–88, died 1620)
Bartolomeo Faleti (Italian, active ca. 1560, died 1570)
sheet: 20 7/8 x 15 13/16 in. (53 x 40.2 cm). Trimmed just inside platemark.
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered throughout with inscriptions relating to the figures, around the central portrait: 'PIUS V GHISLERIUS ALEXAND ORD PRADICATOR PONT O M AET AN LXIII PONT SUI AN II M D LXVII'; in lower right: 'ROMAE M D LXVII / Ex Typis Bart Phalety'
Marking: Albertina's duplicate stamp on verso
Graphische Sammlung Albertina
Bartsch XV.529.21; TIB.XXXI.423.21
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.