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The World Carrying Away Knowledge and Love, from The Unrestrained World, plate 3

Series/Portfolio:
The Unrestrained World
Artist:
Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
1550
Medium:
Etching and Engraving; second state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Plate: 7 3/16 × 9 1/2 in. (18.2 × 24.2 cm) Sheet: 8 1/16 × 10 1/4 in. (20.5 × 26.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Grace M. Pugh, 1985
Accession Number:
1986.1180.1478
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom right: M- HEMSKERCK- INUENTOR. DVCUERENHERT FECIT. 50. 3 (DVC interlaced)
Top: EEN SOT BEGIN SIETMEN SELDEN WEL ENDEN. / AL COMT HET WT MIN HET SAL HAER NOCH SCENDEN.

Marking: Verso lower left: Collection stamp of Gustav Friedrich Konstantin Parthey (Lugt 1189)
Verso lower right: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Watermark
G. F. K. Parthey (German, 1798–1872); Grace M. Pugh; Donor: Estate of Grace M. Pugh
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.144.458 ii/ii; Bartsch LV.57.3
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