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Bust of Florae surrounded by strapwork, from the series 'Deorum dearumque,' a set of images of deities after coins in the collection of Abraham Ortelius

Series/Portfolio:
Deorum dearumque, a set of images of deities after coins in the collection of Abraham Ortelius
Artist:
After Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))
Publisher:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century
Date:
1573
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 4 7/8 x 3 7/16 in. (12.4 x 8.7 cm) sheet: 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (18.8 x 13.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.341.3
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered with deity name in upper cartouche: 'Florae.' Lettered with provenance of the associated coin in Abraham Ortelius' collection in lower cartouche: 'Ex nummo argenteo / C. Seruilij C.F.P.N.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
New Hollstein (Van Doetecum Family, part III) III.148.673.i
The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998.



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