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Coat of arms of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633)

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Artist Unknown (Italy)

Date

c. 1620-1630

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G330
Coat of arms of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633), Artist Unknown (Italy)
Coat of arms of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633): Gallery Label - Current
: Two New Bronze Arms
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze
Size: 57 x 37 in. (144.78 x 93.98 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Rome
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 17th century
Physical Description: One of a pair of similar bronze escrutcheons, the shield in each bearing the Arms of the Borghase family: a crowned eagle with outspread wings, above a griffin. The shield incorporates at the top a man's head, and above this a cross, which appears under
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 61.63.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009