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AMOR (four allegorical).
"First print of the series: Love. In the foreground a young man playing a lute under a tree with Cupid aiming an arrow at him; beyond is a park with a loggia and figures making music, eating and drinking at a table in the open air; at left is a Diana fountain, a female torso spurting water from her breasts atop a turtle; by the musician's feet are various musical instruments, a sport racket, a sword, gloves and a moneybag. Inscribed on the bottom:'Dum mihi... foelix qui potuit dicere talis eram.'; number '253' added with brown ink, titled above:'AMOR' Inscription Content: Lettered above with “AMOR”. Below left “Martin de vos inventor / Raphael Sadeler scalpsit et excudit” and date “1591”. In the margin two columns of Latin, each four lines “Dum mihi … eram”."."Engraving on paper, pasted on cardboard, rimmed within paltemark; total: 216 x 251; Hollstein 1462, copy c"
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
Last Found On: 2017-08-07           Check availability:      NVvA    

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