Pope Clement VII in Conference with the Emperor Charles V and Others by Sebastiano del Piombo

This drawing represents Pope Clement VII in conference with the Emperor Charles V and others.


Black chalk & wash on blue paper with white
31 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£197 ( Total: £197)
Acquired in:
Lucien Goldschmidt

Behind the curtains in the background stands a monstrance between the Papal tiara and the Imperial crown. The subject represented is presumably one of the meetings held in Bologna immediately before the Emperor's coronation in February 1530.


Lucien Goldschmidt, New York

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