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The Sibyls / Sibylla Persica

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0710.309

  • Title (object)

    • Sibylla Persica

    Title (series)

    • The Sibyls
  • Description

    Plate 1 from a set of eighteen plates, sixteen medallions representing Sibyls, a titlepage and a coat of arms; composition placed in a circle; Sibylla Persica, seen in half-length, holding a book. 1601
    Engraving with etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1601
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 147 millimetres
    • Width: 114 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in the border around the circle: "Sibylla Persica....vetustiss"; below the image with the verse: "Virgine matre....vrigine magnus" and in the right corner with: "1"
  • Bibliography

    • Franken 1881 284 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 318 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Small)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1875

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1875,0710.309

Plate from a set of eighteen plates, sixteen medallions representing Sibyls, a titlepage and a coat of arms; composition placed in a circle; Sibylla Persica, seen in HL, holding a book. 1601  Engraving with etching

Plate from a set of eighteen plates, sixteen medallions representing Sibyls, a titlepage and a coat of arms; composition placed in a circle; Sibylla Persica, seen in HL, holding a book. 1601 Engraving with etching

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