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Fréderic Othon [?]

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1903; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1945 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 16 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6993

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in the cartouche, lower left: Mararis faciles vultus placidum que pudorem,/et quæ ab innoffensa lumina fronte micant./Ter denos FRIDERICH OTHO transegerat annos,/Quum simili vultu conspiciendus erat; continued lower right: Extudit hunc molli Wirinxi aere: sed altos,/Ars anima sensus fingere nulla dedit:/Disce viri sanctos monitus [d]m plena resoluit/Ora Deo vt mentis dent tibi signa piae

Signed

lower center: IOHANNES.WE

Markings

no watermark; recto, on table, in graphite: E; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 6993; in graphite: see [?]/ no 1009/£4.14 each/[?]/a1903/1st?; Before [?]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund