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Title Page, from Two Genii with Animals

Artist:
Nicolaes de Bruyn (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1571–1656 Rotterdam)
Publisher:
Assuerus van Londerseel (1572–1635)
Date:
1594
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/16 × 3 7/8 in. (6.2 × 9.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Junius S. Morgan, 1919
Accession Number:
19.52.12
Not on view
Two putti, holding ferns in each hand, flank a signed and dated plaque at center. Above the plaque, a helmet surrounded by foliage. From a series of six plates.
Inscription: At center, on plaque: NICOLAS DE / BUIN FECIT / ASWERUS VAN / LONDE. EXCU. / 1594; at bottom center: 1

Marking: At upper right, in brown ink: 136
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Junius Spencer Morgan
NH.part2.304.400-405; Hollstein IV.25.268-273; Wurzbach I.218.72
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