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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./65

Signed

lower right: HG. fecit.

Marks

verso: MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1711; in graphite: Clio/B. 149./S/26

Provenance

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899, Boston)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 149; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 151

Accession Number

B1711

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