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Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio. 1645.

Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio. 1645.

After the original by A. van Dyck. 1623
Stipple engraving, etching. 288 x 230.
There is an inscription on the perimeter of the octagonal frame: GVIDO BENTIVOLVS S. R. E. CARDINALIS OBIIT ANNO MDCXLV; in the lower corners of the print, on the left: Antoine van Dyck pinx. an. 1623; on the right: I. Morin scul. cum priu. Reg.
The original by A. van Dyck is located in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence.
Inv. G 381.
Literature: Robert-Dumesnil, t. 2, p. 50, № 43; Firmin-Didot, vol. 2, p. 222, № 1592; Le Blanc, t. 3, p. 56, № 41.
Bentivoglio d’Aragona, Guido (1577–1644) – cardinal-bishop of Palestrina, inquisitor, diplomat, historian
Van Dyck, Anthony (1599, Antwerp – 1641, London) – flemish painter, draftsman and engraver.

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