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Twelve Sibyls

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1999,0131.4

  • Title (series)

    • Twelve Sibyls
  • Description

    Plate 5: the Erythraean Sibyl, holding a lamb; copy after Crispijn de Passe. 1601-1612 Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1601-1612
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 180 millimetres
    • Width: 122 millimetres (cut)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with Latin text on round border beginning "Sibilla Erythraea...", four lines of Latin verse below, production detail and numbered "2"
  • Curator's comments

    This is from a set of 15 plates that are copies by Thomas de Leu after Crispin de Passe, who, in 1601, published the original plates. See also 1999,0131.5. For another impression of the full series, see 1889,0816.4.x.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 329 bibliographic details
    • Robert-Dumesnil 1835-71 X.18.39 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1999

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1999,0131.4

Plate 5: the Erythraean Sibyl, holding a lamb. 1601 Engraving

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Plate 5: the Erythraean Sibyl, holding a lamb. 1601 Engraving

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