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  • Museum number

    1852,1211.65

  • Description

    The wedding of Cupid and Psyche (right portion); amidst billowing clouds a group of muses play instruments alongside a satyr who holds some pipes; Father Time sits at the edge of the celebrations holding his scythe and a struggling baby while Vulcan stands with his tools and points to the event. 1587
    Engraving

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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1587
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 427 millimetres
    • Width: 282 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower right corner "BARTO.US SPRANGERS ANT.US / INVEN. ANNO.1587. / HGoltzius. sculp. et excud." In the margin three columns of Latin text, each four lines "Psyche hæc ... Voluptas.".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1852,1211.63.

  • Bibliography

    • Strauss 1977 255 bibliographic details
    • Hirschmann 1921 322 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 322 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 341.II (Hendrick Goltzius) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch III.85.277 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1852

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1852,1211.65

The wedding of Cupid and Psyche (right portion); amidst billowing clouds a group of muses play instruments alongside a satyr who holds some pipes; Father Time sits at the edge of the celebrations holding his scythe and a struggling baby while Vulcan stands with his tools and points to the event, 1587  Engraving

The wedding of Cupid and Psyche (right portion); amidst billowing clouds a group of muses play instruments alongside a satyr who holds some pipes; Father Time sits at the edge of the celebrations holding his scythe and a struggling baby while Vulcan stands with his tools and points to the event, 1587 Engraving

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