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Fresco from the facade of Palazzo Milesi in Rome

Artist:
Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Draftsman:
Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi (Italian, Florence, 1615 or 1618–after 1669)
Artist:
Giovanni Francesco Venturini (Italian, active ca. 1650–1700)
Date:
17th century (third quarter)
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 5 7/8 x 5 15/16 in. (14.9 x 15.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1055
Not on view
Unidentified scene which seems to portray an argument. On the right a man dressed in cloth on a platform is dipicted, before him stand several people among which a little girl. On the right side his opponent seems to have been portrayed with two elephants behind him (fifth fresco from the left on the third flour of the palazzo).
Signature: Gio Batta Galles si Del; POLIDORO in; Gio fran co venturini fe

Inscription: Gio Batta Galles si Del; POLIDORO in; Gio fran co venturini fe

Marking: Collector's mark: L.1304
Henri-Baron de Triqueti (French, 1804–1874)
Marabottini 1969
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