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Galileo (1564-1642)

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 27

Scope and Contents

Bust portrait of bearded man with white collar. Inscription: Label on frame "Portrait of Galileo - Sustermans Benevatora." Frame: Gesso, gilt wood, moldings, oak leaves, and acorns, 32 1/8 x 27 1/2.

Dates

  • 1638-1640

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Flanders; Died in: Italy.

Extent

1 Object (1 painting) : oil on canvas ; 25 x 19 1/2 inches

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Dirty (2). Frame Condition: Good.

Condition History: Conserved 1962, by Vincent Riportella (relined).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Steinberg, Samuel; Nat. Hollywood Adv. Inc., LA, CA; 12/17/1964.

Related Materials

Negative #; 4"x5" slide #1458; 35mm slide #0.

Local Note

A-394.12/1964/$15,000

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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