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Rudolf II (King of Hungary and Bohemia, and Holy Roman Emperor; 1552-1612)

Inscription

in plate, in engraved oval border: RUDOLPHVS II. D.G.ROM, IMPER. SEMPER AVG. GERMAN. HVNG.BOHEM.DALM.zc.REX.ARCHID.AVSTR.DVX BVRG.zc

Signed

lower left: Hieronymus; lower right: Wierix Sculp

Marks

no watermark; verso, in ink: P. mariette 1669 [Lugt 1789]; 2435; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7018; in graphite: 7019

Provenance

Pierre Mariette (1634-1716, Paris) 1669; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 2019; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1911 (I)

Accession Number

P7018

Medium or Technique

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