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Isabelle Claire Eugénie, Archduchess of Austria

Inscription

in plate, in oval frame: ISABELLA, CLARA EVGENIA HISP.INFANS ARCHID.AVST.DVCIS.BVRGVND.BRABANT.COM.FLAND.ETC.; in bottom margin: Exspectata venis, felix quae sidus ab oris/Hesperijs fulges CLARA ISABELLA tuis./Nympha genus Regum, petriae succurre ruenti:/Belgis adfer opem moribus EVGENIA.

Signed

lower center: Anton. Wierx fecit

Marks

watermark [unidentified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7000

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1954; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1848 (II)

Accession Number

P7000

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