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Untitled [Allegorical scene with Medici Arms]


Cornelis Bloemaert ; Cyrus Ferrius ; Francisco Romanelli


17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Prints | Engraving
Size: 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (34.93 x 23.81 cm) (image, sheet)18 1/16 x 14 in. (45.88 x 35.56 cm) (mat)
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture: Europe, Netherlands
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: InscriptionIn plate in black: [ Græcia quas peperit, claris quas nexit Athenis/ Artes quas aliut perfict una Domus./ Cyrus Ferrus delin. C. Bloemaert sculp]; on verso in pencil: [B 133/ L'Algebrae/ Le Blam(?)/ 20%]
Physical Description: allegorical scene; three women exiting a doorway with Medici Family arms above; first woman holding geometric tools and unwinding string held by second woman; second woman has algebraic symbols on hem of robe; third woman holding open globe shaped object
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of John Crosby
Accession Number: P.47.80
Artist: Cornelis Bloemaert, Dutch, 1603 - 1684
Role: Engraver
Nationality: Dutch
Life Dates: Dutch, 1603 - 1684

Artist: Cyrus Ferrius
Role: Delineator

Artist: Francisco Romanelli, Italian
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian
Added to Site: January 11, 2013