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Nova Reperta / Hyacum et lues venera

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0410.4.196

  • Title (object)

    • Hyacum et lues venera

    Title (series)

    • Nova Reperta
  • Description

    To left, in a bedroom, a convalescent man in bed, drinking from a cup; two men next to him, one with a candle and a flask, the other, seen from behind, holding a vegetable; behind, seen from a hatch, a couple going to bed after a party; to right, a kitchen with people busy preparing a medicine (Hyacum) against venereal diseases.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1580-1605 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 203 millimetres
    • Width: 270 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Plated numbered 6. Lettered in margin, below image, with the title and two sentences in Latin: 'Gravata morbo ab hocce membra mollia', 'Levabit ista sorpta coctio arboris'. On image, bottom: 'Ion.Stradanus Invent.' and 'Phls. Galle excu.'.
  • Curator's comments

    This is a plate from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries after Jan van der Straet, for comment see 1948, 0410.4.191.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 328.I (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 697.6 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157*.a.38)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0410.4.196

To left, in a bedroom, a convalescent man in bed, drinking from a cup; two men next to him, one with a candle and a flask, the other, seen from behind, holding a vegetable; behind, seen from a hatch, a couple going to bed after a party; to right, a kitchen with people busy preparing a medicine (Hyacum) against venereal diseases.      Engraving

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To left, in a bedroom, a convalescent man in bed, drinking from a cup; two men next to him, one with a candle and a flask, the other, seen from behind, holding a vegetable; behind, seen from a hatch, a couple going to bed after a party; to right, a kitchen with people busy preparing a medicine (Hyacum) against venereal diseases. Engraving

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