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Title:: Il Premio (The Prize) Year::
Artist: Villamena, Francesco After: Cesari, Guiseppe
Medium: engraving Provenance:
Period: Italian 16th Century School/Style: Reproductive
Catalogs: LeBlanc 64;
Price: $300.00
Description: Very good impression on laid paper trimmed on or just within the platemark; the paper slightly rubbed and wrinkled in places and the tip of the lower left corner lost, just below the monogram. The subject is a male allegorical figure, seated on a base and holding a different crown in each hand. The design was intended for a figure on the catafalque of Pope Paul V or possibly Pope Sixtus V.

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