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Virginia Borghese

Albertus Clouwet (Flemish, 1636–1679)
after Giovanni Maria Morandi (Italian, Florence 1622–1717 Rome)
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
17th century
Sheet: 15 7/16 x 10 5/8 in. (39.2 x 27 cm) Plate: 10 3/8 x 7 11/16 in. (26.3 x 19.6 cm)
Prints, Albums
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Gifts in Memory of Jacob Bean, and various donors, 1994
Accession Number:
Not on view
Part of a bound album containing 92 drawings and prints of anonymous and famous women of Europe.
Inscription: In plate, inscription identifying the sitter below portrait; along bottom: 'Io: M. Morandi Inu. et Pin. Aubert Clouwet Scul. Io: Iacobus de Rubeis. formis Romæ. ad Templu Pacis.'; inscription in pen and ink below the print: 'Virginia Borghese, feme dAugustin, CHISI prinse de farnese/ nepueu du pape Alexandre VII'
Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Donor: Lila Acheson Wallace Gift
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