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Prints / PR1449

Aeneus Silvius Piccolomini Receiving the Cardinal's hat

Copyist: Kaiser, Eduard [1820-1895]
Artist (after): Pinturicchio, Bernardino di Betto [c.1454-1513]
Printer: Storch & Kramer, [active: 1857-1882]

Publisher/Manufacturer: Arundel Society
Series title: Aeneus Silvius

Colour lithograph (chromolithograph) on white wove paper mounted on white card

634 x 419 mm.
Gift?: Possibly Captain E.H.Verney, R.N., F.R.A.S., Rhianva, Bangor Between 1899 and 1911?

The original fresco, painted between 1502 and 1508, is in the Piccolomini Library, Siena Cathedral. This section of the fresco is also engraved (see PR246) and can be seen on the end wall in PR1446

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