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Galileo and personifications of Astronomy, Perspective and Mathematics, frontispiece for 'Opere di Galileo Galilei'

Artist:
Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Author:
Galileo Galilei (Italian, Pisa 1564–1642 Arcetri outside Florence)
Date:
1656
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 8 5/16 in. × 6 in. (21.1 × 15.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951 by exchange
Accession Number:
68.746
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at bottom left within image: 'SDB'
De Vesme/Massar 151.965
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 151.965.



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