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Print, From a Series of Naval Battles for Wedding Festivities of Cosimo Il de'Medici, Ship of Neptune, 1608

This is a Print. It was etched by Remigio Cantagallina. It is dated 1608 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is black ink on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled What Would the Medici Do?.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

27 x 40.7 cm (10 5/8 in. x 16 in.) Platemark: 18.9 x 27.3 cm (7 7/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: similar to Churchill, no. 368

It is inscribed

Black ink, Bottom left; Remigio Canta Gallina F.; Bottom Center; Hiclo e Navale o Argon Condotti nel Carro di Nettunno; Bottom left; Navale rapp. Arno per le nozze del Sermo Princ. di Tosc. l'an: 1608. Giulio Parigi I

Cite this object as

Print, From a Series of Naval Battles for Wedding Festivities of Cosimo Il de'Medici, Ship of Neptune, 1608; Etched by Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, ca. 1582–1656); Italy; black ink on white paper; 27 x 40.7 cm (10 5/8 in. x 16 in.) Platemark: 18.9 x 27.3 cm (7 7/16 x 10 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1941-49-36

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