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Bernice Chigi

Artist:
Joseph Teftana
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/16 x 10 5/8 in. (39.2 x 27 cm) Plate: 10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in. (27.1 x 19.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Albums
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Gifts in Memory of Jacob Bean, and various donors, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.610(77)
Not on view
Part of a bound album containing 92 drawings and prints of anonymous and famous women of Europe.
Inscription: In plate, lettered below portrait: 'BERENICE DELE CIAIA CHIGI.'; along bottom: 'Ioseph Testana Scul. Io: Iacobus de Rubeis Formis Romæ ad Templu Pacis.'; inscription in pen and ink below the print: 'Bernice della Ciaia, femme de Mario CHISI, frere du pape Alexandre VII'
Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Donor: Lila Acheson Wallace Gift
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