Palma il Vecchio, Jacopo (Serinalta, Bergamo, 1480 – Venice 1528). Violante. The artist’s fair daughter praised by the contemporaries in half-length portrait to the right. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Belvedere. / Giacomo Palma il Vecchio pt. / W. French sc., otherwise as above. 6¼ × 4⅜ in (15.8 × 11 cm).
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“ Sir, yes, (the Rubens) is closer to the one in London (recte Dresden), but the one we have is on copper. Thank you for your time. Highest regards, D… A… (and yes America could use a blessing about now) ”
(Mr. D. A., November 4, 2003)