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Erato (from the Nine Muses series)

Inscription

in plate, lower center, above engraved border: .7.; in lower margin, below engraved border: 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. E.

Signed

left of lower center: HG fecit.

Marks

watermark [not 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: 7245 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: Erato. [underlined]

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 152; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 154

Accession Number

P7245

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