Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Equestrian Statue of Henry II, King of France, in the Palazzo Rucellai by Daniele de Volterra

Artist:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Artist:
After Daniele da Volterra (Daniele Ricciarelli) (Italian, Volterra 1509–1566 Rome)
Publisher:
Nicolaus van Aelst (Flemish, Brussels 1526–1613 Rome)
Date:
Published early 17th century
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/4 x 20 1/2 in. (40 x 52 cm) plate: 12 x 15 3/4 in. (30.5 x 40 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.639.22
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: VISITVR ROMAE IN PALATIO EX FAMILIA RVCELLAIA
At lower left: EFFIGES / EQVI AENEI / OPERIS / DANIELIS / RICCII / VOLTERRANI / FIERI IVSSIT / REG MARIA / OB MEM REG / HENRICI II / F M SVI VIRI / QVI OBIIT IN / TORNIAMENTIS
At lower right: ILLVSTRISSIMO ET / REVERENDISSIMO / PRINCIPI / ET DOMINO / AC DOMINO MEO / CAROLO / DE LOTHORINGA / CARDINALI / AMPLISSIMO / Nicolaus Van Aelst / Bruxellensis ded.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Siegfried Philippsohn
Bartsch XVII.147.635
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