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Urania (from the series The Nine Muses)

Inscription

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 70

Signed

lower right: HGoltius Inuent. et Sculpt.

Marks

no watermark; verso, in graphite; J26; MFA Babcock stamp with accession number in ink; in graphite: Urania/B.154

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1592

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 154; Hollstein 156

Accession Number

B1716

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