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Print, The Genius of Castiglione

This is a Print. It was print maker: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione and published by Giovanni Giacomo de'Rossi and dedicatee: Matthys van der Merwede, lord of Clootwyck. It is dated 1648 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

37.5 × 24.9 cm (14 3/4 × 9 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Si uendono in Roma da Gio: Iacomo de Rossi - 1648 - alla Pace; lower right: Illo. atq. Ornmo / D. Ma. / Da Meruhe Dno de / Clootuyck bonaz Artium / Maecenati dignisfimo / Jo: Jacobus De Rubcif. D. D. D.

Cite this object as

Print, The Genius of Castiglione; Print Maker: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1664); Italy; etching on paper; 37.5 × 24.9 cm (14 3/4 × 9 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8537

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