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Jan van Suren (Surenus, 1517-1591)

Inscription

in plate, above sitter: IOHANNES ZVRENVS. A°. ÆTAT. 71. Domini, 88.; in lower margin below: Corporis effigiem expressit quam Goltzius ære,/Heemskerkus docta pinxit et ante manu./Tunc inerat formæ florenti gratia maior:/Plurima nunc faciem ruga senilis arat.

Signed

monogram at lower left: HG. fecit.

Marks

verso, in black ink: W. S. [W. Sharp; Lugt 2650]; n - 22.Mar 27 84; in graphite: 922; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7263 [Lugt 1870]

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

dated 1588, but perhaps executed in 1590

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 189 (III); Hollstein 220 (III)

Accession Number

P7263

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