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Clio (from the Nine Muses series)

Inscription

in plate, left of center, within engraved border: 4; in lower margin: Gesta ducum, Regumq canit Parnassia Cleo,/Historicis mandatq modis, et fortia facta/Heroum nè tempus edax, nè conterat etas/Inuidiosa cauet, longumq extentit in Æuum./F.E.

Signed

lower right: HG. fecit.

Marks

watermark [nont identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7242 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: Clio[underlined]/over History[underlined]./ She had Hyacinthia/by Pierus son of Magnes.

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 149; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 151

Accession Number

P7242

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