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Quentin van der Gracht

Inscription

in plate, upper left: D.C.S./[coat of arms]/Quintin van der Gracht/Goltschmidt tot/Antwerpen.; upper right: [in scroll] INCVSTRIÆ FAVORE/[in cartouche] QVINTINVS/A FOSSA Bethun:/Aet.an 50./Dij coepra fecundent; below portrait, in cartouche: Le Quinctin du Fosse ces beaux portraicts delaissé/A mes Enfans aymez, auecques charge expresse,/De les contregarder, et se ressouuenir/Du vertueux chemin que iay voulu tenir

Signed

signed and dated at center left: Johan.W./1584

Marks

watermark [undeciphered]; verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 1912; [?]; DTMM BLH; 34917; 396; 254; 5

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund

1584

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1912; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1814

Accession Number

1977.637

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