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Emperor Ferdinand II of Austria on Horseback

Artist:
Aegidius Sadeler II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1568–1629 Prague)
Publisher:
Marcus Sadeler (German, Munich before 1614–in or after 1650)
Date:
1629
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35 1/8 × 25 1/16 in. (89.2 × 63.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.339(25)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate in lower margin: "PER OBVIA ET INVIA VIRTUS / DIVUM CAESAREM SEMPER PROPUGUNANTEM PROPAGANTEM / MIRARE."; in lower right: "SAC: CAES: EIUSDEM MAI: SCULPTOR / EGIDIUS SADELER AD VIVUM / DELINIAVIT / ET IN DEVOTI ANIMI SGNUM. D.D. / PRAGAE."; in lower right: "ANNO CHRISTIANO / MDCXXIX. / CUM PRIVIL S.C.M.tis / MARCUS SADELER EXCUDIT."
Duke of Northumberland; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 24, 2000–April 9, 2000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2012–July 19, 2012.

Hollstein XXI.60.287 ii/ii
F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. XXI.60.287 ii/ii, p. 60.



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