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Portrait of Cardinal Christopher Clavius

Artist:
Francesco Villamena (Italian, Assisi ca. 1565–1624 Rome)
Date:
1606
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
12 3/16 x 8 7/16 in. (31 x 21.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2510
Not on view
Inscription: (lower left on book) FV; rest of inscriptions cut; originally in margin [CHRISTOPHORVS CLAVIVS BAMBERGENSIS E/ SOCIETATE IESV AETATIS SVAE ANNO LXIX./ Franciscus Villamoena Fe. Rome Anno 1606. Cum privilegio Summi Pontificis, et Superiorum authoritate.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Nagler, XX.261.4; Le Blanc, IV.124.5, only state
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