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Title-page with title written in a cartouche at centre, surmounted by a bust of a female personification of 'Politics' (or 'Wise Government') with mural crown, a winged genius ('Victory') with palm branch and laurel in top left corner, a buterfly-winged woman ('Universal Government') with a globe and rudder in top right corner, Minerva (as 'Wisdom') and Mercury (as 'Messenger of the King') flanking central cartouche and standing on bases with respectively an olive branch and an oak wreath, a scene with frolicking nude children below cartouche; lettered state; after Peter Paul Rubens; title to the second edition of Frederik de Marselaer's "Legatus ad Philippum IV" (Antwerp: 1666)
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- 1666 (c.)
Height: 318 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 210 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is a lettered state, for another impression see also 1858,0417.1239. For impressions of proofs before lettering see 1858,0417.1240 and 1891,0414.1032.
For an overview of the different editions see Corpus Rubenianum XXI.
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Associated Title: Legatus ad Philippum IV Hispaniarum Regem (Antwerp, 1666)
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