Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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

Artist:
Mario Cartaro (Italian, born Viterbo, active Rome ca. 1557–88, died 1620)
Publisher:
Bartolomeo Faleti (Italian, active ca. 1560, died 1570)
Published in:
Rome
Date:
1567
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 7/8 x 15 13/16 in. (53 x 40.2 cm). Trimmed just inside platemark.
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.532
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.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–.



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