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Henry IV, King of France


in plate, in margin, lower center: Ce grand Roy que tuvoys est remply de la grace/De Mars et de Pallas? de ces nobles ayeuxs/Al fuit de pas a pas les Senties vertueux/Qui ia dedans le ciel luy promettent vne place.; lower right: Auec priuil. du Roy; below engraved border, lower left: Harman Adolfz excudit/Haerlemensis.


lower left: HGoltzius Sculp


watermark (not identified); verso, collector's stamp in black: JBJ [in pallette; Rev. J. Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7256 [Lugt 1870]


mid nineteenth century, Reverend J. Burleigh James (Knowbury Park, Shropshire, England); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through Henry D. Parker

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1600

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 173; Hollstein [Dutch] 193 (V)

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