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Title:
Plate 9 in the book Le spectacle de la vie humaine ..., themes from Horace with commentary by Jean Le Clerc (The Hague: Joannes van Duren, 1755)
Date:
ca. 1600–1628
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 196 x 150 mm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Moore S. Achenbach. Marginal note on p. 263 in ink in old German hand (ca. 1755)
Remarks: The book is titled in the running head “Emblemata Horatiana” (“Emblems from Horace”); the initial verse for each image is from Horace, with supplemental text from other classical authors following.
The commentary on the text is probably by the theologian and encyclopedist Jean Le Clerc who lived in Amsterdam.
Conservation notes: backstrip chipped, preliminary leaves loose and bound out of order

Accession Number:
1963.30.38806.9
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts