A Trompe L'Oeil with Letters, Playing Cards and a Bas-Relief

Oil on canvas
Extensively inscribed
26 3/8 x 20 inches, 66 x 50 cm
Essay: 

The seal on the proclamation is stamped with the mark of Pope Clement X who was Pope between 1670 and 1676 thus giving us a terminus ante quem for the painting of 1676.

Provenance: 

Private Collection, Italy