The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Not on view
The Composite order, representing the age until the year 16; from a series with the six ages of man shown as the the architectural orders.
Inscription: at bottom left of center: Usq[ue] an 16. on plaque at center of bottom margin: .I. / COMPOSITA ; in bottom margin, at left and right: En genus humanu Deus et Natura creatrix / Mollibus e cunis, grauidaq[ue] parentis ab aluo // Ducit ad œrumnas his mollibus educat vmbris / Illos fortuna iubet incusare potentem.