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Saint Francis Borgia III (1510-1572)

Inscription

in plate, below portrait: B. FRANCISCVS BORIA III. Generalis Præpositus/Societatis Iesu, quam ab a.° 1576 Iulij 2. ad [vsqz] 1572. Octob./2. feliciter rexit: Obit Romæ ætatis suæ 62. In Beatorum/numerum relatus ab Vrbano Papa 8.° a.° 1624.6.Septemb./I. Messager excudit.

Marks

recto, in graphite, lower right: 4. 357; no watermark; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6988; in graphite: R; see 1867.

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1867; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1753 (B)

Accession Number

P6988

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