Coat of arms of Cardinal Vincenzo Maria Altieri

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined | 1789-1793

Giuseppe Barberi

Vertical rectangle. An escutcheon bears the six stars of the Altieri: - 3, 2, 1. On top a prelate's hat with tassels. The escutcheon is supported at left by a flying and trumpeting angel. At right flies Saturnus, supporting with his left hand the hat...
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