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The Captain of the Infantry

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Inscription

in plate, in lower margin: Præuius infractos reddo Dux Martis alumnos,/Spernere dum doceo cuncta pericla, meo.

Signed

lower center, within engraved border: A°1587. HGoltzius fecit.

Marks

watermark: eagle with a fleur-de-lys pending and the number "4" and the letters WB attached below; verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite

Provenance

By 1997, Paul McCarron and Susan Schulman Fine Prints and Drawings, New York; May 1997, sold by Paul McCarron and Susan Schulman Fine Prints and Drawings to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2009, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton

1587

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 126; Hollstein (Dutch and German) 254; Hirschmann 254

Dimensions

Sheet: 28 x 19 cm (11 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5304

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