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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.005
Title Messine Secourue
Artist Pacot
Date n.d.
Description View of the naval battle of Messina in Italy (Battle of Messina 1676) during the Franco-Dutch War; a map of the city is in an oval above the print; the frame is flanked with two torches
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Medium Weight Paper
Technique Etching
Dimensions H-15.2 W-18.4 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name Pacot Sculpsit
Signed Name Location Lower Right
Additional Inscriptions and Marks back, in pencil: 1625 || M || 3 || 56
Inscription Location Below Print
Inscriptions and Marks 7 || Messine Secourue || Pacot Sculpsit
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Notes [not listed on original inventory]