Item 1989-069-5 - Sixtus IV, Born Francesco della Rovere, 1414-84. Pope

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Sixtus IV, Born Francesco della Rovere, 1414-84. Pope

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CA UVICARCH SC017--1989-069-5

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Builder of the Sistine Chapel, which was named after him. Papal bull in his name, confirming Galeatio Marscotti in his position as Officiali Officialatus of the church of Saint Petronius in Bologna. 1 page oblong folio on vellum (285x525mm) in Latin in a good italic hand, with an attractive calligraphic first line. Dated Rome, 18 Oct. 1471. The lead bulla of Sixtus IV in fine condition is attached by the original pink and yellow plaited cords. A few small holes not affecting the sense of the text; the document is in generally excellent condition. [Maggs catalogue 1001, item 158]

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