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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1845,0825.758

  • Description

    Allegory of the moon, a man surrounded by many others standing in centre on a pilar holding a crescent moon, a figure to the right kneels and makes him an offering, in lower left an elderly man sits on a horse
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1500-1520
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 176 millimetres
    • Width: 227 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered on lower margin in centre 'PP'.
  • Curator's comments

    See Patricia Emison in 'Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte', XLVIII 1985 for the subject

  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1938-48 2.I bibliographic details
    • Bartsch XIII.357.3.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1845

  • Acquisition notes

    A first state of this print from the Sykes collection and bought there £32-11-0 was sold at posthumous sale of William Young Ottley sale Leigh Sotheby, London, 31.v.1837/1714 bt Shirley for Mr Munn for £25-10-0 (one of the most expensive lots)

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1845,0825.758

Allegory of the moon, a man surrounded by many others standing in centre on a pilar holding a crescent moon, a figure to the right kneels and makes him an offering, in lower left an elderly man sits on a horse  Engraving

Allegory of the moon, a man surrounded by many others standing in centre on a pilar holding a crescent moon, a figure to the right kneels and makes him an offering, in lower left an elderly man sits on a horse Engraving

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