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lower center in plate: Polycrates Sami Tyrannus, opibus et felicitate inclytus, ab Orete Persarum Satrapa captus, ac cruci / affixus docuit, neminem ante obitum mer ito dici posse felicem. / Salvator Rosa Inu. pinx. Scul. (Polycrates, tyrant of Samos, famous for hi s wealth and good fortune, when he was captured by Oretes, Satrap of the Persians, and fastened on a cross, showed that no man can truly be called happy until he is dead.)


Earl Spencer (L.2341a)

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