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Frontispiece for 'The Fall of Longobardi' (La Caduta de' Longobardi), poems by Sigismond Boldoni; a laurel tree at center, two putti holding up the coat of arms of Christine of France, duchess of Savoy, to whom the poems are dedicated, two putti below holding up the banner with the title, placing wreaths of laurel onto the heads of Apollo at right and Mars at left

Stefano della Bella1656

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Frontispiece for 'The Fall of Longobardi' (La Caduta de' Longobardi), poems by Sigismond Boldoni; a laurel tree at center, two putti holding up the coat of arms of Christine of France, duchess of Savoy, to whom the poems are dedicated, two putti below holding up the banner with the title, placing wreaths of laurel onto the heads of Apollo at right and Mars at left
  • Creator: Stefano della Bella
  • Date Created: 1656
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.5 x 7 cm)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/412696
  • Medium: Etching
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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