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Allegory of the Government of a Wise King

Artist:
Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Artist:
After Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)
Publisher:
Joos de Bosscher (Netherlandish, active Amsterdam 1587–died 1591)
Date:
1588
Medium:
Engraving; first state of five (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (21.9 x 31.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.349
Not on view
Inscription: at bottom center: BOSSCHER EXCUD. IDGHEŸN SCULP. KVMANDERE INUE.;
in bottom margin: BEATA TERRA CUIUS REX NOBILIS EST ET CUIUS FRINCIPES VESCUNTUR IN TEMPORE SUO AD REFICIENDUM ET NON AD LUXURIAM . ECCLE. 10
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
New Hollstein (de Gheyn) I.59.24 i/v; New Hollstein (van Mander) 27.33 i/v; Hollstein VII.427; Hollstein XI.143
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