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Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558)

Inscription

in plate, in oval frame: IVLIVS CÆSAR SCALIGER . Æ . LXXIIII . AN . CIC[in reverse] . IC[in reverse] .LVIII.; in cartouche lower center: Expressus plumbo fuerat: nunc vivido in ære/Cælavit limâ hunc Goltzius artifici.

Signed

within inscription in cartouche, lower center

Marks

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 726s [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: l.; 7-; [?]; fio 3-

Provenance

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 726s [Lugt 1870]

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 184; Hollstein 212

Accession Number

P7262

Medium or Technique

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