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Frontispiece for 'Instructions for Chancellors' (Instruzione a' Cancellieri): Medici coat of arms at top center, below two allegorical females, between them a dove holding olive branches in its mouth, Florentine landscape at bottom center

Artist:
Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Date:
1635
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 x 5 5/8 in. (21.8 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.564
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in center: 'INSTRVZIONE / A' CANCELLIERI / DE' COMVNI / E VNIVERSITA / FIORENTINO / R accolta / DALLE LEGGI ETORDINI / DEL MAGISTRATO / DE' SS.RI NOVE.' and along banner below: 'PACIS ET FINIVM TVTELA'; lettered at bottom left: 'Stefa. della Bella'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
De Vesme/Massar 141.908.ii
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971.

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