About this artwork
The coat-of-arms of Bologna is suspended in a fruit tree below which stand Mercury and Minerva; the river god Reno sits to the right with the town of Bologna behind him.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Alessandro Algardi
- An Allegory of Bologna
- Black chalk on ivory laid paper, partially laid down on ivory laid paper
- Inscribed verso, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "d'algardi"; verso, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "3"
- 365 × 505 mm
- The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection