- Museum number
Series: The Muses
whole-length Urania, sitting, holding a compass; in the background is a scene depicted with astronomers observing the stars; plate from a set of nine plates of Muses, represented by seated woman in the costume of the 16th century; with their attributes; the name of each Muse in the sky; the number on the ground; circular format
Engraving with etching
- Production date
- 1590-1637 (c.)
Diameter: 130 millimetres (of print)
Height: 146 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 142 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- This is one from a set of nine circular plates (D,6.13 to 21), for comment see also 1870,0514.1192.
For another impression see 1870,0514.1200. For the original engraving by Goltzius see also 1854,0513.108 or D,5.258.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For comment on the probable provenance from Sir Hans Sloane, see D,6.1
There is no indication of provenance on the verso.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number