An image of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio

Jean Morin

(France 1600 – 1650)

after Sir Anthony van Dyck

(Flanders 22 Mar 1599 – 09 Dec 1641)

Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio

Location
Not on display
Further information

Guido Bentivoglio was born into a noble Ferrarese family and studied law and philosophy at the Padua, where he was friendly with Galileo. He came to Rome at the culmination of a distinguished diplomatic career for the Holy See, when Pope Gregory XV created him cardinal in 1621. This print reproduces only the bust of the original full-length portrait by van Dyck, now in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence.

Year
1645
Media
Print
Medium
etching and engraving
Dimensions
29.5 x 23.5 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed.. Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1988
Accession number
251.1988