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Bellona Leading the Imperial Armies against the Turks

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Jan Muller represented the third generation of a family actively engaged in the production and sale of books and prints. He would have learned to engrave as a young boy, but he may have been sent to work for Hendrick Goltzius, the leading engraver of the time, in order to perfect his craft. In...

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Provenance

Sold Reiss & Sohn (Königstein im Taunus, Germany), 21 November 2003, lot 109, 20,000 Euros hammer; Lutz Riester (Freiburg, Germany); from whom purchased by MFA, 21 June 2006.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1600

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 075; New Hollstein 75 II/III

Dimensions

Platemark: 70.7 x 57 cm (27 13/16 x 22 7/16 in.) Sheet: 77.3 x 53.1 cm (30 7/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1256

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