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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 gecit.

Marks

watermark: [two lines of words - a later impression?]; recto, lower right: F.E 68; verso, collector's stamp[?] in purple: CON_F; in graphite: Base/[?]/10oo

Provenance

Mrs. Charles E. Milmine, CT; by whom given to MFA, 11/12/1953

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Milmine

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 152; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 154

Accession Number

53.2400

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