Ritratto de Monsig.re. Gio Della Casa. M.D. XX III.
Ex Collections Iohannis et Iacobi van Veerle, Antuerpiae. F: van den Wyngarde excudit.
Etching. 248 x 179mm. 9¾ x 7".
Giovanni Della Casa (1503-1556), was the Archbishop of Benvenuto, papal nuncio in Venice (1544-49), and papal secretary of state under Pope Paul IV (1555-56). He was also an author and know for his manual of good manners "Il Galateo ovvero de' costumi".
Pennington: 1339: iii of iv.
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