Innocentius XI OdescalchusPont. max. Creatus die XXI. Septembr MDCLXXVI Obyt die 12 August 1689
Jo. Jacobus de Rubeis formis Romae ad Temp. Pacis cu Priv. S. Pont.
Etching with very large margins, platemark 250 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½"). Eighteenth century impression on laid paper.
Pope Innocent XI (1611-89), born Benedetto Odescalchi. One of the most respected popes of the 17th century, he was beatified in 1956. Engraved by Albert Clouwet (1636-79), Flemish printmaker who worked in Rome and Florence.
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