Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust portrait of Ferdinando Francesco de Avalos, marquis of Pescara, in an oval ornamented frame

Artist:
Nicolò Nelli (Italian, active Venice, ca. 1552–79)
Date:
1568
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 6 9/16 x 5 3/16 in. (16.6 x 13.1 cm) sheet: 7 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (18.8 x 14.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.287
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in oval frame: 'FERDINAND. FRANC. / DA / VALOS DE AQVINO MARCH. / PESC / III. PROREX SICILIÆ.' Dated directly below portrait at center: 'an. 1568.' Signed at lower center: 'NN F.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
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