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Production People
Giacomo Franco (Print made by)artist bio
Franco, Giacomo
b Venice, 1550; d Venice 1620

Francois Bunel (After)artist bio
Bunel, Francois, younger
b Blois, 1552; d Paris, before 1599

Giacomo Francia (Published by)artist bio
Francia, Giacomo [Raibolini]
b Bologna, c. 1486; d Bologna, 3 Jan 1557
Title / Description
Portrait of Henry IV, King of France and Navarra, from the series of Effigie naturali dei maggior prencipi et piu valorosi capitani di questa eta con l'arme loro
 
Date
1596
 
Technique
engraving, etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
196 x 131 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed on the margin: 'HENRICO IIII. RE DI FRANCE / ET DI NAVARRA' and with publisher's address: 'Franco Forma'
Watermark
to be checked
References
Nagler, Künstler-Lexicon vol. 4, p. 459 info
Georg Kaspar Nagler, Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon, 22 vols., Munich 1835-52

Le Blanc II.250.24 (as Giacomo Franco) info
Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, 4 vols., Paris 1854-90
 
Comment
It belongs to a series of 37 portraits of illustrious persons engraved and published by Giacomo Franco in Venice in 1596.
 
Inventory Number
L.65.663
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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