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Judgment of Paris

Artist:
After a painting by Hans von Aachen (German, Cologne 1552–1616 Prague)
Artist:
After a print by Raphael Sadeler I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1560–1628 Venice (?))
Date:
ca. 1665–80
Culture:
probably German, Hamburg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
41 × 35 in. (104.1 × 88.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bülow Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.98
Not on view
The composition is from a 1589 engraving by Raphael Sadeler (1560–1628) after a painting by Hans von Aachen (see 56.601.10(23) and 53.601.10(45) in the Department of Drawings and Prints). The arms set into the upper border are those of Henry Pelham-Clinton, second duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Marking: [1] ET (French import mark, of the type introduced in 1893)
possibly Sir Thomas Pelham Bt ; possibly his son Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ; possibly his heiress Catherine Pelham ; her husband Henry Clinton, K.G., 9th Earl of Lincoln and 2nd Duke of Newcastle ; Duke[s] of Newcastle (until 1921; sale of property of the Duke of Newcastle, Christie , Mason and Woods, London, July 7, 1921, no. 79); John Standish Surtees Prendergast, Field Marshal, 6th Viscount Gort, V.C. ; [ John Richardson , until 1979; sold to MMA ]
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