Original antique print showing a portrait of Cristoforo Segni (died 1661), archbishop of Thessaloniki and butler of Pope Innocent X.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laind (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 16.7 x 24.5 cm (6.57 x 9.65 inch). Image size: 13.8 x 18 cm. (5.43 x 7.09 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Left side irregularly trimmes and backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
CHRISTOFORO SEGNI-ARCHBISHOP-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-26
From: Scena d’huomini illustri d’Italia (Scene of illustrious men of Italy), by Galeazzo Gualdo Priorato, 1658.
Biography engraver: Giacomo Piccini (c.1619-1660), Italian portrait engraver active in Venice, brother of the engraver Guglielmo and father of Isabella.