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Pietro Bembo
Pietro Bembo
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
20.5 x 14 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Sotheby 1/18/1973, no. 34; M.S. Sopher (his stamp verso)

Accession Number:
1993.63.163
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

a half-length portrait in profile of Cardinal Bembo at age 77; below is a cartouche bearing an inscription; it is decorated with a winged head, and two mythical creatures