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Inscription

lower right in plate: Simon Vouet / Parisien pinxit / Cl. Mellan Gallus sculp. Romae 1625; lower center in plate: Intellectus et Memoria...Nescia consilij pectore facta bicors

Provenance

P. Mariette, 1679 (Lugt 1788). Gust. Schulz (not in Lugt). (Lutz Riester, Freiburg); purchased 2002 by NGA.

Associated Names
Riester, Lutz
Exhibition History
2009
The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480 - 1650, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Mary adn Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2009 - 2010, cat. by Emily J. Peters.
Bibliography
1856
Montaiglon, Anatole de. Catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre de Claude Mellan d'Abbeville. Abbeville: P.Briex, 1856: no. 372
1939
IFF (1600)
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