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A woman with a viol; representing tranquillity as one of the virtues of Pope Paul V. Engraving by T. Crueger after G. Lanfranco, 1623, after G.L. Bernini.

  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Date
[1623]
Reference
2535393i
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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 18.7 cm

Lettering

Tranquillitas. Jo. Lanfranc(us) delin. Teodor(us) Crueger sculp.

Lettering note

Bears number: 11
Printed text on verso "Pes eius stetit in directo. Psal. 25.", a paraphrase of the Vulgate, Psalms 25.12 "Pes meus stetit in recto"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2535393i

Languages

  • Latin


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