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Print, From a Series of Naval Battles for Wedding Festivities of Cosimo Il de'Medici, Ship of Heracles

This is a Print. It was etched by Remigio Cantagallina and after Giulio Parigi. It is dated 1608 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is black ink on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

26.9 x 40.6 cm (10 9/16 in. x 16 in.) Platemark: 20.8 x 28.3 cm (8 3/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark similar to Churchill, no. 368

It is inscribed

In black ink, lower left margin: Remigio Canta Gallina F.; lower center margin: Hercole Barcha del Sigr. Nicolo Cimenes; lower right margin: Battalglia Navale Rappa in Arno per le nozze del /Sero Princ. di Tosca. l'an 1608. Giulio Pargi I.

Cite this object as

Print, From a Series of Naval Battles for Wedding Festivities of Cosimo Il de'Medici, Ship of Heracles; Etched by Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, ca. 1582–1656); Italy; black ink on white paper; 26.9 x 40.6 cm (10 9/16 in. x 16 in.) Platemark: 20.8 x 28.3 cm (8 3/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1941-49-40

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