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Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio. 1645.


From the original of A. van Dyck. 1623.

Etching and stipple engraving. 288 х 230.

There is the inscription under the image on the perimeter of the octangular frame: Gvido Bentivolvs S. R. E. Cardinalis. Obiot Anno MDCXLV; in the lower corners of the imprint, on the left: Antoine van Dyck pinx. an 1623,on the right: I. Morin scul. cum priu Reg.

The original of A.Van Dyck is now in Palazzo Pitti (Florence).

Inv. G 381.

Bentivoglio d’Aragona, Guido (1577–1644) – cardinal-bishop of Palestrina, inquisitor, diplomat and historian.

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