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Pan Pursuing Syrinx, Who is Changed int a Reed (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

Inscription

in plate, lower margin, left: Pana fugit Syrinx ripam Ladonis ad vdam/Dumq fugit numen flumnis orat opem; right: Vertitur in calamum resonantis arundinis, hunc Pan/Clangentem dulci flamine semper amat.; in ink, lower left and right: [?]

Signed

not signed

Marks

no watermark; verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1724

Provenance

1900, bequest of William P. Babcok (1826-1899, Boston and Paris)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1589

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 048 (engravings after designs by Goltzius)

Accession Number

B1724

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