Victory

1552
Frans Floris (Netherlandish, 1519 or 1520–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Holl. 4; Van de Velde, Frans Floris, 1975, Cat. p.77; Hollstein VI.253.4

Dimensions

31.4 x 43.5 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.345

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Haec tibi promissa est faelix Victoria fatis
O magnum genus Austriadum, o ter maxima proles
Vincere tu saevos Turcas terraque, marique,
Tu vincire manus, tu nectere colla Philippe
Quippe potes; cecinit tibi sic iam poscere parcas
Prasesagus ligurum vates de mole Superba.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Unidentified watermark

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund