- Museum number
Copy in the same direction of Cornelis Cort's engraving after Zuccaro's 'The Calumny of Apelles' (Hampton Court Palace); central composition with the king/judge with ass's ears enthroned at left, gathered around him, Anger chained and blindfolded in the foreground, Minerva standing at far left, Calumny, a woman, shouting in his ear and holding out a torch, various monstrous and animal figures representing Envy at his feet; standing before the king, Deceit, a serpent-tailed male figure, pulls on the skin cloak of the defendant, a young man, who is accompanied by Mercury and Innocence, a naked woman holding an ermine-like animal, broken yoke on the ground before them; a scene of bestormed harvesters in the background; ornate frame with Minerva's shield at each corner.
- Production date
- 1572 (date of original print)
Height: 409 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 550 millimetres (cropped)
- Curator's comments
- The collector's mark is apparently nineteenth century, see Lugt. Despite the signature, this is probably not engraved by Cort - see New Hollstein.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number