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1613 G. Laurus PORTRAIT of Carlo Emanuele I, Duke of Savoy - copper engraving

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Charles Emmanuel I, known as the Great, was the Duke of Savoy from 1580 to 1630. He was nicknamed Testa d'feu for his rashness and military aggression. Being ambitious and confident, Charles pursued a policy of expansion for his duchy, seeking to expand it into a kingdom.

Lauro, Giacomo ( Jacobus Laurus )

Bust portrait, 3/4 right, bearded, in close ruff, armour, collar and medallion. Oval within Latin inscription.

Romae, Apresso Vitale Mascardi, Roma, 1613

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Leaf: 30 x 22 cm

Excellent impression.