Lot 310 of 426:
Letters of Cardinal Pietro Ottobani, c.1696-1709  

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Collection of 12 Manuscript Letters

Ottoboni, Pietro





All approx. 10x7¾". Some copies, some original (with seals).

Ottoboni was Cardinal of Venice and nephew of Pope Alexander VIII (also born Pietro Ottobani.) He was notable as a patron of art and music. Much of his manuscript collection became the Codex Ottobonianus at the Vatican Library.

Lot Amendments

Some slight foxing on edges, not interfering with text; one letter has a tear nearly halfway across but in blank margin only; all very good and legible.

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