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The Nine Muses

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    D,5.260

  • Title (series)

    • The Nine Muses
  • Description

    Plate 4: Clio. The muse, full-length seated to right, holding a writing tablet and inkwell in her left hand, a quill in her right hand; second state before publisher's address. 1592
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1592
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 248 millimetres (trimmed, corners damaged)
    • Width: 166 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered and signed in lower part of impression: "4" and "HG Fecit".
        Lettered in Latin in lower margin, two lines in two columns, by F.Estius: "Gesta ducum, Regumq[ue] canit Parnassia Cleo / ... longumq[ue] extentit in æuum. / F.E."
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a series of nine, for comment see 1854,0513.107. For another impression see 1854,0513.110.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 132.I (Hendrick Goltzius) bibliographic details
    • Hirschmann 1921 151 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 151.II bibliographic details
    • Strauss 1977 302 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch III.45.149 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    D,5.260

Plate 4: Clio. The muse, full-length seated to right, holding a writing tablet and inkwell in her left hand, a quill in her right hand; second state before publisher's address.  1592  Engraving

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Plate 4: Clio. The muse, full-length seated to right, holding a writing tablet and inkwell in her left hand, a quill in her right hand; second state before publisher's address. 1592 Engraving

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