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Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (b. 1545 - d. 1592)

about 1600
Workshop Harmen Jansz. Muller ((Netherlandish, b. about 1538/39 - d. 1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Filedt Kok (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, The Muller Dynasty, part 1) 112 (I/I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 27.4 × 22.2 cm (10 13/16 × 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M26853

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: ALEXANDER FERNESIVS PARMÆ ET PLACENTIÆ PRINCEPS, GVBERNATOR ER/CAPITANUVS GENERALIS REGIONVM BELGICAR SVB PHILIPPO.II.HISP REGE CATHOLIC.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Harmen Muller excud.

Markings

Watermark: shield with letter JG; recto, collector's stamp in purple, lower right: [unidentified; circular geometric design, similar but not identical to Lugt 3634]; verso, in graphite: 28; #10187=/200; MFA stamp [Lugt 282] with accession number in graphite: 26853

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848 - d. 1917), Clinton, MA; August 1, 1917, his bequest to the MFA. (Acquisition Date: August 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins