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March (from the Twelve Months series)

Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), After Joos de Momper, the Younger (Flemish, 1564–1635), Published by Joannes Galle (Netherlandish, 1600–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, 561

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.6 x 26.5 cm (8 1/8 x 10 7/16 in.) Sheet: 25.7 x 33.7 cm (10 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.583

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: ARIES.; lower margin, lower center: MARTIVS.; lower left: Quondam menfis erat velocis Martius anni/Primus, tertium habet nunc noua posteritas.; lower right: Collucat, putat: hortos stercorat, instruit herbis./Incrementa simul Verqe Ariesqe ferunt.

Signed

Inscribed in plate, left of lower center: Iodoc. de Momper inuent.; right of lower center: Ion. Collaert Sculp.; lower right: Ion. Galle excud.

Markings

Watermark (not identified); MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 65.583; oval turquise stamp, filled in with blue ink, probably Lugt 4073 (mark not identified)

Provenance

Unidentified collector; May 12, 1965, purchased from P & D Colnaghi & Co. (dealer), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis