Shah Abbas, King of Persia, from Effigie naturali dei maggior prencipi et piu valorosi capitani di questa eta con l'arme loro

Series/Portfolio: Effigie naturali dei maggior prencipi et piu valorosi capitani di questa eta con l'arme loro

Artist: Giacomo Franco (Italian, Venice 1550–1620 Venice)

Publisher: Published by Giacomo Franco (Italian, Venice 1550–1620 Venice)

Published in: Venice

Date: 1596

Medium: Engraving

Dimensions: Sheet: 9 7/8 × 7 1/16 in. (25.1 × 18 cm)
Plate: 7 15/16 × 5 5/16 in. (20.2 × 13.5 cm)

Classification: Prints

Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1957

Accession Number: 57.506(33)

Description

This print in bound in an album containing a collection of portraits arranged in the following order: 1-7, European Sovereigns; 8, The Doge of Venice; 9-13, Princesof the House of Austria; 13-20, European Princes; 21-26, Christian Military Leaders; 27-35 Turkish and Eastern Sovereigns and military leaders. There are two additional portraits, which are not part of the original series (numbered in graphite 16A and 36).

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