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Hans Bol (1534-1593)

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Inscription

in plate, in border surrounding portrait: IOANNES BOLLIVS ME CHLINIENSI...PICTOR.ÆT. LVIIII.A°.CIC[in reverse].IC[in reverse].XCIII.; in cartouche below: Caelatam Vitrici effigiem Francise tuere,/Virtutem spectate magis, vitamq probatam,/Pictricem admirare manium, qua florida Tempe,/Et nemus Alcinoi penicillo aequauit amenum/edicat hanc grato tibi pectore Goltzius, at tu/Pignus amicitie laetu cupe mente, manuqz.

Signed

lower left: HG

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: 7249 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 8/1[?]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1593 or 1594

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 161; Hollstein 177 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 26.1 x 18.1 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/8 in.) Sheet: 29 x 25.6 cm (11 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7249

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