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Albrecht Dürer the Elder

Inscription

upper left to upper right: 1497. ALBRECHT THVRER. DER . ELDER . VI ID. ALT 70 JOR; lower left to lower right, below image: NOBILI ET MAGNIFICO D.NO DNO IOHANNI MAXIMILIANO/ZUM JUNGEN, Nobilifsima & Florentifsima Reipublica Francofurtenfis ad Moenum Confuli/Seniori etc. Dno & Patrono fus maximo; Gratitudinis ergo, (has duas) Patris & Fily Durerum Effi-/gies, ab Alberto Iuniore olim depicitas, & nunc a Wenceflao Hollar Bohémo Aqua forti aeri ins/fculptas, Henrious van der Borcht Iunior hunillimæ offert et dedicat, Anno, 1644.; lower left: Albertus Durerus pinxit

Signed

lower right: W. Hollar fecit.

Marks

recto, in graphite, right of lower center: AD pa; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 13059

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1644

Accession Number

P13059

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