Tomb of Alexander VIII

Giovanni Battista Sintes, Italian, 1680 - 1760

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1700-50

Engraving on wove paper

Plate: 11 1/4 × 7 11/16 in. (28.6 × 19.5 cm)

Sheet: 20 3/16 × 15 in. (51.2 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977

PR.993.42.40

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Jo. Bapt. Sintes Sculp.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Comes. Carolus Henricus Martinus Inventor.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Nicolaus Riciolinus del.; inscribed, in plate, upper left: TA BVLA 37; inscribed, in plate, in image, below center: ALEXANDER VIII OF [illeg.]/VENETVS/PONTIFEX MAXIMUS; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 1689-91.

Provenance

Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.

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