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A woman with a lamb; representing gentleness as one of the virtues of Pope Paul V. Engraving after G. Lanfranco, 1623, after G.L. Bernini.

  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Date
[1623]
Reference
2497848i
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About this work

Description

According to Guidiccioni (op. cit. pp. 16-19, if he wrote the account of the ceremony as well as the oration), one of 36 statues "finte di marmo" by Bernini to decorate the catafalque of Pope Paul V. Of the 36 statues, 16 represented virtues and 20 were of putti. The present print shows one of the virtues

Publication/Creation

[Roma] : [Appresso l'erede di Bartolomeo Zannetti], [1623]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image and lettering 26.6 x 18.5 cm

Lettering

Mansuetudo. Jo. Lanfranc(us) delin.

Lettering note

Bears number: 8

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2497848i

Languages

  • Latin


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