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Inscription

upper left of image: F: M: Parmen / Inventor / J: B: Jackson Del. / Sculp & excudit.; across lower edge of image in block: SOCIETATI ANTIQUARIAE LONDINENSI / Humillime D. D. D. J. B. J. / Certo da cor, ch'alto destin non Scelse, ... / ... Spirto d'onore, il suo cammin raffrena

Provenance

(David Tunick, Inc., New York); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased 1977(not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1962
Kainen, Jacob. John Baptist Jackson; 18th century master of the color woodcut. Washington, 1962: no. 5