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The Months / Maia. Mayus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0711.7

  • Title (object)

    • Maia. Mayus

    Title (series)

    • The Months
  • Description

    Plate 6: May. The goddess Maya on a cloud at centre, holding flower garlands and wreaths; the zodiacal sign of Gemini beyond. 1698 Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1698
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 127 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 85 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered "6" in top right corner.
        Signed in lower right corner: "Harrewijn / fecit.".
        Lettered in lower margin: "Dea MAIA, MAYUS / Maia filia Atlantis Concubina Jovis / Maia Atlas dochter jupiters boellin en Moeder van Mercur".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a series of thirteen, for comment see 1904,0711.2.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0711.7

Plate 6: May. The goddess Maya on a cloud at centre, holding flower garlands and wreaths; the zodiacal sign of Gemini beyond.  1698 Engraving

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Plate 6: May. The goddess Maya on a cloud at centre, holding flower garlands and wreaths; the zodiacal sign of Gemini beyond. 1698 Engraving

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