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Centaur Family

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin, lower left: Adzpice Zeuxis opus, quod fama erat aequore mersum,/Artifice salvum post mala fat manu.; lower right: Ingenia id nostri nam supplent daedala secli/Ingenio quod edax tempus et unda rapit.; lower right: 17

Signed

lower center: Ioann. Stradanus delineator./Ioann. Collaert Sculptor.; right of lower center: Phls Galle escudit.

Marks

watermark: [unidentified]; verso, MFA Babcock stamp with accession number in ink: 1035

Provenance

1900, bequest of William P. Babcock (1826-1899).

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Accession Number

B1035

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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