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Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)
Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)

The Emperor Charles II bringing Pietro Morrone to Rome to become Pope Celestino V

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Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)
The Emperor Charles II bringing Pietro Morrone to Rome to become Pope Celestino V
signed, inscribed and dated 'C.M. Metz Roma 1818' and with inscription 'Pietro da Morrone povero ma Santo Romito, Soggionante in una Celletta in mezzo alle montane di Motrone, fu eletto Papa e prese in nome di Celestino V. fu accompaniato da 3 Vescovi, da Carlo II e Carlo Martello suo figliolo tenendo le redini del suo arino, anno 1293' on a label attached to the mount
pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white (slightly oxidized) on brown paper
15 5/8 x 21 in. (396 x 532 mm.)
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TO BE FOLLOWED IMMEDIATELY BY THE SALE OF MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE MARTIN BODMER FOUNDATION
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