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Coat of Arms of a Cardinal of the House of Aldobrandini

late 16th century
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 114; Meyer 118, i/ii (before Alberti's monogram, and before the work in the two roundels)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 28.7 cm (9 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.) Platemark: 23.8 x 28.5 cm (9 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

B233

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left-center, in pen and brown ink, "C.A. CHERUBINI."

Markings

Verso, bottom center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1875; verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1875; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock