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on oval frame in plate: ANNA MARIA A SCHURMAN.; lower center in plate (on cartellino): Tanta fides caelo, tanta est fiducia, divae / Hoccine Schurmannae vultus in aere micet. / Disce gravis, sculptor, quare sit vesania caepti: / Haec, aid, haec aevi Sidiris umbra tui est. / Tun' similem praestis aetas cui nulla secundam / Edidet, et non est ulla datura parem. / CONSTANTER; botton margin in plate: Cornelius Ioson van Ceulen Pinxit Clemendt de Ionghe excudebat C. v. Dalen Iunior sculpsit; by later hand, lower left on mount, in graphite: Cornelis van Dalen the younger. Amsterdam 1638-1664 Anna Maria van Schurman, painter + poetess, / Hollstein V, p. 120. 153 ii/iii; by later hand, upper right verso, in graphite: 3,10; by later hand, lower left verso, in graphite: C'9 / 10/6 / 4938; by later hand, upper right mount verso, in graphite: 63, 281; by later hand, lower center mount verso, in graphite: 2/479

Provenance

Leo Steinberg [1920-2011], New York; gift to NGA 2011.

Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge, [1949], vol. 5, no. 153.