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Giovanni Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Visconti Sesto Duca, on verso of page 11 in the book Sommario delle vite de’ duchi di Milano, cosi Visconti, come Sforzeschi by Scipion Barbuo (Venice: Girolamo Porro, 1574); [bound with] Funerali antichi by Thomaso Porcacchi (Venice:Simon Galignani, 1574)
Artist,engraver, Pub:
Author:
Date:
1574
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 264 x 198 mm (10 3/8 x 7 13/16 in.); Plate: 207 x 150 mm (8 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Binding: 18th century calf, gilt, some restoration to spine
Volumes in Set: 1 (two books in one binding)
Pagination:17 pp. (v.1), 109 (v.2);
Collation (if unusual): two books bound in one binding, different authors, publishers, same artist
Languages Used in Text: Italian
Provenance:Baron John Carteret of Halvnes(?) (his bookplate 1841); Audenham House, Hertfordshire (bookplate);
Exhibition History:
Remarks: First volume has nine biographies but only eight portraits. Is one missing?
Front cover partially detached..

Accession Number:
1963.30.38775.6
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

portrait of thesixth duke of Milan

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.