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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Autograph Letter Signed.

Author:
Medici, Leopoldo de. Italian Cardinal.

Place:
Florence

Publisher:

Date:
September 21, 1655

Description:
One page, 4to, in Italian, to an unidentified correspondent. He writes: “I have received the notes in regard to Farrelli and sent to Florence. As soon as the answers of the experts come back they will be sent there. Here we are very quiet, really as a villa. I do not know how the Duke of Modena and Prince Tommaso are, especially if it is true that the first on account of his wound, and the other because of his fever, are worse. God grant that what has happened in Pavia will be of benefit to the peace in general...” Leopoldo de Medici. 1617-1676. Italian Cardinal. Son of Cosimo II. Pupil of Galileo Galilei. Had charge of political affairs during the reign of his brother, Ferdinand II. Originator of the famous collection of paintings in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Founder of the celebrated scientific society of “Il Cimento.”

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Condition:
Fine.


 
Item number:
120239
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