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Albert, Archduke of Austria

Inscription

in plate, in oval border framing portrait: ALBERT D G ARCH DVX AVST BURG BRAB COM FLAND & ANNO 1600; below image: INACHIDES EN ALTER ERO, QUI VINDICE DEXTRA/LIBERET ANDROMEDAM, MONSTRAQUE FIGAT HVMO/SIQVA TROPHAEA MANENT VICTOREM PERSIA, ET HYDRAM/STERNERE BATTAVAM GLORIA MAIOR ERIT

Signed

lower center: JOHAN.WIRICX.S[backwards S]CVLPCIT.ET.EXCVD

Marks

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6980

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1600

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1835 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1762 (I)

Accession Number

P6980

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