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Erato (from the Nine Muses series)

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin: Nomen amoris habens cultrix Permessidos vnde,/Leta Erato, et grato permulcens Phocida cantu,/Hec radio certo totum diseriminat orbem,/Euriq', zephyriq plagas, Boreq', Nothiq'/F.E68

Signed

left of lower center: HG fecit.

Marks

no watermark; verso, Babcock Bequest stamp with accession number in ink: 1714; in graphite: Erato/B. 152; s/26

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 152; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 154

Accession Number

B1714

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