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17th century

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French; Italian
    Textile fragment, 1600 - 1699
    Cut and uncut voided silk velvet
    30.8 x 7.3 cm (12 1/8 x 2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 49.347

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    Issacher

    Jacob de Gheyn II
    Dutch, 1565-1629
    Karel van Mander I, designer
    Dutch; Flemish, 1548-1606
    Issacher, Late 16th Century-Early 17th Century
    Engraving on paper
    16 x 11.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 inches) (plate)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 72.134

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; knotted
    Length: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.497

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and knotted
    Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.498

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    Metallic Lace Trim

    Unknown artist, French; Italian
    Metallic Lace Trim, 17th Century
    Silk and metallic wrapped yarn; bobbin lace
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.103

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    Christ Raising the Son of the Widow of Nain

    Jacob Matham
    Dutch, 1571-1631
    After Federico Zuccaro, designer
    Italian, 1540/43-1609
    Christ Raising the Son of the Widow of Nain, 1593-1594
    Etching on laid paper
    50.5 x 28.4 cm (19 7/8 x 11 3/16 inches) (plate)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 66.326

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    Portrait of Theodor Galle

    Lucas Emil Vorsterman
    Flemish, 1595-1675
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Theodor Galle, from the series “Iconography”, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on medium weight cream laid paper
    Plate/Image: 23.7 x 15.2 cm (9 5/16 x 6 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 45.191.2

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    Portrait of Jan Lievens

    Lucas Emil Vorsterman
    Flemish, 1595-1675
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Jan Lievens, from the series “Iconography”, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on medium weight cream laid paper
    Plate/Image: 24.1 x 15.7 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.320.63

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    Lucretia

    Guido Reni
    Italian, 1575-1642
    Lucretia, ca. 1625
    Oil on canvas
    108.6 x 98.1 cm (42 3/4 x 38 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 56.102

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    Portrait of Joannes van den Wouwer

    Paulus Pontius, designer
    Flemish, 1603-1658
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Joannes van den Wouwer, Iconography, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Etching and engraving on paper
    23.6 x 15.6 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/8 inches) (plate)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 45.191.9

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd
    Textile fragment, 16th Century-17th Century
    Silk velvet
    Length: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.144A

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd
    Textile fragment, 16th Century-17th Century
    Silk velvet
    Length: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.144B

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    Portrait of Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Duchess of Verneuil

    Hieronymus Wierix, designer
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    Harmen Adolfz., publisher
    Dutch
    Portrait of Catherine Henriette de Balzac d’Entragues, Duchess of Verneuil, 1600
    Engraving
    Plate: 35.2 x 25.1 cm (13 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Museum Purchase, by exchange 50.039

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and knotted
    Length: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.495

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    Portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby

    Robert van Voerst
    Dutch, 1597-1635/36
    After Anthonie van Dyck, associated artist/maker
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby, Iconography, Early 17th Century
    Engraving on light weight cream laid paper
    Plate/Image: 26.4 x 19.4 cm (10 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Alice G. Taft, Marianna Taft, Hope Smith and Brockholst M. Smith 45.113.8

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    Gula (Gluttony)

    Hieronymus Wierix
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    After Philip Galle, designer
    Netherlandish, 1537-1612
    Gula (Gluttony), Seven Capital Sins, before 1612
    Engraving
    Plate: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.060.6

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    David and Abigail

    Hendrik de Clerck
    Flemish, 1570-1629
    David and Abigail, ca. 1610
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over traces of framing lines in black chalk
    23 x 40.2 cm (9 1/8 x 15 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.302

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    Head of a king (oba)

    Unknown artist, Bini
    Head of a king (oba), ca. 1550-1650
    Bronze
    Height: 26.7 x 19.7 x 21.6 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 39.054

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, ca. 1590
    Silk damask weave with gold wrapped yarn embroidery
    62.2 x 27.9 cm (24 1/2 x 11 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.420

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    Man's nightcap

    Unknown artist, English
    Man’s nightcap, ca. 1580
    Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic thread, and metal sequins, and trimmed with metallic-thread lace
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.042

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    Point d'Espagne

    Unknown artist, Cypriote; Greek
    Point d’Espagne, 17th century
    Metallic wrapped yarn, silk; bobbin lace
    Length: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.105A

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    Procession of Soldiers

    Johann Theodor de Bry, designer
    Netherlandish, 1561-1623
    After Jost Amman
    Swiss; German, 1539-1591
    After Hans Weigel, the elder
    German, 1549-1577
    Procession of Soldiers, 1576-1623
    Etching and engraving
    Plate: 4.6 x 28.6 cm (1 13/16 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.008

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    Portrait of Wenceslaus Coebergher

    Lucas Emil Vorsterman
    Flemish, 1595-1675
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Wenceslaus Coebergher, from the series “Iconography”, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on medium weight cream laid paper
    Plate/Image: 23.5 x 17.9 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.320.15

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    Portrait of a Lady of the Hampden Family

    Unknown artist, Anglo; Flemish, England
    Portrait of a Lady of the Hampden Family, ca. 1610
    Oil on canvas
    201.3 x 120 cm (79 1/4 x 47 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 42.283

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    Lamentation of Christ

    Jusepe de Ribera, designer
    Spanish, 1591-1652
    Lamentation of Christ, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 19.8 x 25.7 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.335

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    Point d'Espagne

    Unknown artist, French
    Point d’Espagne, 17th Century
    Metallic wrapped yarn, flat metallic thread, silk; bobbin lace
    Length: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.105X

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    Landscape with Bathers

    Attributed to Domenichino
    Italian, 1581-1641
    Landscape with Bathers, ca. 1600-1630
    Oil on canvas
    77.2 x 132.7 cm (30 3/8 x 52 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.107

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    Point d'Espagne

    Unknown artist, Cypriote; Greek
    Point d’Espagne, 17th century
    Metallic wrapped yarn, silk; bobbin lace
    Length: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.105B

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    Portrait of Peter de Jode, the Elder

    Lucas Emil Vorsterman
    Flemish, 1595-1675
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Portrait of Peter de Jode, the Elder, from the series “Iconography”, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on medium weight cream laid paper
    Plate/Image: 25.1 x 17.3 cm (9 7/8 x 6 13/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.320.30

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    Martyre de St. André (Martyrdom of St. Andrew)

    Jacques Callot, designer
    French, 1592-1635
    Israël Henriet, publisher
    French, 1590-1661
    Martyre de St. André (Martyrdom of St. Andrew), Le Martyre des Apotres, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 7.1 x 4.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 inches)
    Collectors’ Acquisition Fund 68.166.9

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    Perseus and Andromeda

    Giuseppe Cesari
    Italian, 1568-1640
    Perseus and Andromeda, ca. 1592
    Oil on slate
    70.5 x 54.9 cm (27 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.167

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    The Flagellation of Christ

    Attributed to Jean Ducamps, called Giovanni del Campo
    French, 1600-1683
    Unknown artist, Italian, France
    The Flagellation of Christ, ca. 1620
    Oil on canvas
    118.1 x 149.2 cm (46 1/2 x 58 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.037

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    Apparel fragment

    Unknown artist, Spanish
    Apparel fragment, 1600-1650
    Silk; satin weave, pressed motif, slashing
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.087

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    Triumphal Car Depicting the Allegory of Vice

    Cigoli, previous attribution
    Italian, 1559-1613
    School of Florence, previous attribution

    School of Bologna
    Triumphal Car Depicting the Allegory of Vice, Mid 16th Century-Early 17th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over graphite on antique laid paper
    22.5 x 41.6 cm (8 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches) (varies to 8.5)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.301

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    Self-Portrait

    Attributed to Paul Bril
    Netherlandish, ca. 1554-1626
    Self-Portrait, ca. 1595-1600
    Oil on canvas
    70.8 x 77.2 cm (27 7/8 x 30 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.046

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    Bacchanale

    Pieter Claesz. Soutman, designer
    Dutch, d. 1657
    After Peter Paul Rubens, painter
    Flemish, 1577-1640
    Pieter Claesz. Soutman, publisher
    Dutch, d. 1657
    Bacchanale, Late 16th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on paper
    Image/plate: 29.7 x 35.1 cm (11 11/16 x 13 13/16 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 69.014

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and needle lace
    Length: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.496

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    Monk in Adoration

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Monk in Adoration, Early 17th Century
    Pen and ink on paper
    17.5 x 7.6 cm (6 7/8 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.498

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century-17th century
    Silk
    Length: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.076

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    Pitcher

    Unknown artist, German, Raeren
    Pitcher, ca. 1600
    glazed stoneware
    Height: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Eugene L. Garbaty 48.382

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    Portrait of Joannes Wildens

    Paulus Pontius, designer
    Flemish, 1603-1658
    After Anthonie van Dyck, painter
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Martin I van den Enden, publisher
    Portrait of Joannes Wildens, Iconography, Early 17th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Engraving on paper
    23 x 17.6 cm (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches) (plate)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 69.105

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    Fragment from a Mural

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Fragment from a Mural, 16th–17th century
    Clay, straw, fiber, and pigment
    167 x 106.4 cm (65 3/4 x 41 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Cornelius Ruxton Love 51.559

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    Superbia (Pride)

    Hieronymus Wierix
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    After Philip Galle, designer
    Netherlandish, 1537-1612
    Superbia (Pride), Seven Capital Sins, before 1612
    Engraving
    Plate: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.060.2

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    A Troupe from the Commedia Dell'arte

    Attributed to Pier-Leone Ghezzi
    Italian, 1674-1755
    A Troupe from the Commedia Dell’arte, late 17th century-mid 18th century
    Oil on canvas
    122.2 x 170.5 cm (48 1/8 x 67 1/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 44.161

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 1550-1600
    Wool; linen
    Length: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.253

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    Portrait of a Woman in a Lace Hood

    Unknown artist, Dutch
    Portrait of a Woman in a Lace Hood, 17th century
    Oil on canvas
    95.3 x 74.6 x 2.5 cm (37 1/2 x 29 3/8 x 1 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 04.175

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; knotted, braided, needle lace
    Length: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.491

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and knotted
    Length: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.501

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    Frédéric-Maurice, Duc de Bouillon

    Robert Nanteuil, designer
    French, 1623-1678
    Frédéric-Maurice, Duc de Bouillon, 17th Century
    Engraving
    Plate: 38.7 x 29.2 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1217

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and knotted
    Length: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.492

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    The Order of the Fleet which Sailed to England in October 1688

    Bastiaen Stopendael
    Dutch, 1636/37-ca. 1708
    The Order of the Fleet which Sailed to England in October 1688, 17th Century
    Etching, engraving, and letterpress on paper
    Image/plate: 38.4 x 57.6 cm (15 1/8 x 22 11/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 81.077

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    The Birth of the Virgin

    Francesco Bassano II
    Italian, 1549-1592
    The Birth of the Virgin, ca. 1588
    Oil on canvas
    100.7 x 82.9 cm (39 5/8 x 32 5/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 52.318

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    Nox

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Nox, Children of Demogorgon, ca. 1594
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks in ochre, brown, and black
    Plate: 34.8 x 26.2 cm (13 11/16 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 50.152

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    Lady and the Fortuneteller (La Bohemienne)

    Jacob de Gheyn II, designer
    Dutch, 1565-1629
    Nicolas de Clerck, publisher
    Lady and the Fortuneteller (La Bohemienne), ca. 1600
    Engraving
    Plate: 26.4 x 20.3 cm (10 3/8 x 8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.053

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    Portrait of Eva Vliegen

    Andries Jacobsz. Stock, designer
    Dutch, ca. 1580-1648?
    After Balthasar Flessiers, painter
    Flemish, fl. 1575-d. before 1626
    Portrait of Eva Vliegen, 1614
    Engraving on paper
    37.8 x 24.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 52.216

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    St. Mary Magdalene repentant, half-length

    Hendrick Goltzius
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    St. Mary Magdalene repentant, half-length, 1585-1588
    Chiaroscuro woodcut on paper
    14 x 11.4 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Winslow Ames in memory of Mrs. Malcolm Chace 51.020

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