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Albrecht Dürer

Inscription

on windowsill: 1498/[Dürer monogram]; within image, lower left to lower right: [?]; below image, lower left: Effiges ALBERTE tua DVRERE iuuents,/sed non Virtutum talis in orbe vigetz; lower right: Ars si se, geniam moresq referre valeret,/Clarior vla tua non foret effigies/L. Lancelottus [?]; lowere left: ipse Albert; lower center: Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemus fecit. ex Collectione Arundeliana A° 1645. Antverpiæ.

Signed

lower center: Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemus fecit.

Marks

recto, in graphite, upper center: 10; lower left: when D was 26 years old; verso, in ink, 3362; stamp in black, in circle: [C. Josi; Lugt 573]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 13467; in graphite: 2/ii; hxx-:; 1390

Provenance

Christian Josi (before 1765-1828, Amsterdam and London) sale London 1829; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

P 1390

Accession Number

P13467

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