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Marquard Freher, Diplomat, Historian, and Jurist

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Aegidius Sadeler II
Flemish, c. 1570–1629

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Aegidius Sadeler, II


Marquard Freher, Diplomat, Historian, and Jurist


Flanders (Artist's nationality:)

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Lettered below image: "Θ III Eid. Mai. Ann. M. D. CXIV Aetat. XLIX", with four lines of Latin verse, and the engraver's dedication: "V. Nob. et Clariss. Dn. Paulo Frehero, patr. Aug. Vind. IC. Antiquitatum Elegantiarumque omnium arbitro eximio της φιλαδελφίας Monum. obfert dedicatque Sac. Caes. Maiest. glyptes Aegidius Sadeler. Pragae Ao. MDCXVIII."


Sheet: 21.5 × 14.8 cm (8 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.); secondary support: 28.3 × 22 cm (11 3/16 × 8 11/16 in.)

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Charles Hack and the Hearn Family Trust Collection, purchased with funds provided by the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial, Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston, anonymous, and Suzanne Searle Dixon endowment funds

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