Frontispiece to the life of Alexander the Great, at left is Bellona and at right a female personification of abundance, the Coat of Arms of the Duke

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Frontispiece to the life of Alexander the Great, at left is Bellona and at right a female personification of abundance, the Coat of Arms of the Duke
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Frontispiece to the life of Alexander the Great, at left is Bellona and at right a female personification of abundance, the Coat of Arms of the Duke of Croy. Artist: Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555-1630 Rome); Publisher: Claes Jansz. Visscher (Dutch, Amsterdam 1586-1652 Amsterdam); Date: 1608; Medium: Etching; fifth state of five (Bartsch); Dimensions: sheet: 9 1/16 x 11 7/16 in. (23 x 29 cm); Classification: Prints; Credit Line: Gift of Henry W. Kent, 1948 / Inscription: Lettered title: ALEXANDRI MAGNI / PRAECIPVAE RES GESTAE / Ab Antionio Tempesta Florentino / aeneis formis expressae / Romae / ILLVSTRISS.mo ET EXCELL.mo PRINCIPI, / CAROLO DVCI CROYO ET ARSCHONTANO, / S.R.IMP. ET CHIMACI PRINCIPI, AVR.VELL.EQVITI, &c. / HVMIL. OBSERVANTIAE ERGÃ’ / DD. / Nicolaus Ioannis Vischerius / MD.C.VIII At lower right: I Marking: On verso at center and at bottom center: the museum Stamp; Provenance: Henry W. Kent; Donor: Henry W. Kent
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