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Urania (from the series The Nine Muses)

Inscription

in plate, within engraved border, lower left: 9; in plate, in lower margin, left: Vranie celi motus, et Sydera monstrat,/Quid Fonis, et placide promittat Cypridos astrum; right: Quid portendat Hyas, et quid nimbosus Orion,/ Feraliq coma signum ferale Cometes.; lower right: F E

Signed

lower right: HGoltius Inuent. et Sculpt.

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: 7247 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: Urania [underlined]/over Astronomy [underlined]/ called mother of Linus & of the/god Hymenoeus,

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 154; Hollstein 156 (II)

Accession Number

P7247

Medium or Technique

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