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Effigies Cardinalium nunc viventium / Nicolaus Acciaiolus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Bb,12.725

  • Title (object)

    • Nicolaus Acciaiolus

    Title (series)

    • Effigies Cardinalium nunc viventium
  • Description

    Portrait of Niccolo Acciaiuolo, half-length to right, with long curly hair, moustache and pointed beard, wearing cardinal's hat and mantle, in an oval; in the left upper corner, the coat of arms of Clement IX, in the right upper corner, the coat of arms of the sitter
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1669-1676
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 198 millimetres
    • Width: 141.5 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered underneath the portrait with "Nicolaus S.R.E. Diaconus Cardinalis / Acciaiolus Florentinus. / XXIX. Novem. MDCLXIX.",, and with production details: "Bern. Baliu sculp. / Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Temp. pacis su Pri. S.P."
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of 68 portraits (and title) of cardinals published by Rossi (1658-1676 with some later additions). Arranged in chronological order of their creation, the cardinals are each represented with their own coat of arms alongside those of the reigning pope.

    For a portrait of the same sitter from a different edition, see 1848,0304.133

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  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits Italian)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1818

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Bb,12.725

Portrait of Niccolo Acciaiuolo, half-length to right, with long curly hair, moustache and pointed beard, wearing cardinal's hat and mantle, in an oval; in the left upper corner, the coat of arms of Clement IX, in the right upper corner, the coat of arms of the sitter<br/>Engraving

Recto & Verso

Portrait of Niccolo Acciaiuolo, half-length to right, with long curly hair, moustache and pointed beard, wearing cardinal's hat and mantle, in an oval; in the left upper corner, the coat of arms of Clement IX, in the right upper corner, the coat of arms of the sitter
Engraving

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