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Coat of Arms of an Unidentified Cardinal
Coat of Arms of an Unidentified Cardinal
Artist:
Date:
late 16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Image: 305 x 226 mm (12 x 8 7/8 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.11 , Hellman no. 19 as Emblematic Design” by Niccolo Berrettoni (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Former AFGA identification: Coat of Arms of Cardinal Chigi by Niccolo Berrettoni;
Suggestd attributions:
Cogswell collection and old AFGA attribution : Niccolo Berrettoni;
From old AFGA mat and file, with note in file that handwriting resembled that of A.W. Clark): “Copy of late Roman Mannerist. Not by Berrettoni.”;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Not by Berrettoni. Earlier, perhaps 1590’s. NOT the Chigi arms.;
A. Nova (on the mat):“16th century influenced by Giulio Romano and not far away from Orsi.”;
Exhibition:
Stanford University Library: Baroque, l964;

Accession Number:
1963.24.172
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

cardinal’s hat above a coat of arms held up by two winged figures, woman at left with snake and mirror, woman at right restraining an animal, winged boy pouring water into bowl at center,

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