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Lot #144
Pope Paul V Letter Signed

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Born Camillo Borghese in Rome in 1550, Paul V reigned as pope from 1605 until his death in 1621. He financed the completion of St. Peter's Basilica, and in 1611 he honored Galileo Galilei as a member of the Papal Accademia dei Lincei and supported his discoveries. LS in Italian, signed “Camillo Borghese,” one page, 7.5 x 10, July 20, 1590. Untranslated letter signed at the conclusion by the future Pope Paul V using his given name. Archivally matted and framed with a portrait and caption to an overall size of 21 x 17. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #641 - Ended August 10, 2022

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