Original antique print showing a portrait of Emmanuel Philibert (1528 – 1580), known as Testa di ferro, Duke of Savoy from 1553 to 1580.
Made by G. Tasniere after F. Lange.
Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 22.3 x 27.5 cm (8.78 x 10.83 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Narrow margins. Some spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
EMMANUEL PHILIBERT-DUKE OF SAVOY-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-21
From a series of engravings/portraits of Dukes of Savoy engraved for: Ferrero di Lavriano’s ‘Augustae Regi?que Sabaud? domus arbor gentilitia’. 1702.
Biography engraver: Georges Tasniere (1632-1704), French engraver from Burgundy, active in Turin from 1670., mostly at the Ducal court.