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Pope Clement VII Besieged in Castel Sant'Angelo, from The Victories of Emperor Charles V, plate 4

Series/Portfolio:
Victories of Emperor Charles V
Artist:
Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Subject of book:
About Pope Clement VII (Giulio de Medici) (Italian, 1478–1534, (papacy 1523–34))
Date:
1555
Medium:
Engraving; thirs state of five (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 15/16 x 9 in. (17.6 x 22.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2387(4)
Not on view
Inscription: Upper left: COCK CUM PRIVILEGIO
Lower left: iiii
Lower right: MHEEMSKERCK. INUENTOR. (MH interlaced)
Lower margin: 1527 / CAPTA VRBE, ... AERE REDEMPTVS.

Marking: Verso upper right: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.202.527.iii/v; Hollstein IV.231.219; Hollstein VIII.241.170; Bartsch LV.245.070.4
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