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The Months / Ianus. Ianuarius

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0711.3

  • Title (object)

    • Ianus. Ianuarius

    Title (series)

    • The Months
  • Description

    Plate 2: January. The Roman god Janus seated on a cloud at centre, holding a large key and a mirror (?) with number '365'; the zodiacal sign of Aquarius beyond. 1698 Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1698
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 126 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 85 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered "2" in top right corner.
        Signed in lower right corner: "Harrewijn Invenit / et fecit delin.".
        Lettered in lower margin: "IANUS. IANUARIUS / etiam Deus anni / ook God van 't iaar".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a series of thirteen, for comment see 1904,0711.2.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0711.3

Plate 2: January. The Roman god Janus seated on a cloud at centre, holding a large key and a mirror (?) with number '365'; the zodiacal sign of Aquarius beyond.  1698 Engraving

Recto

Plate 2: January. The Roman god Janus seated on a cloud at centre, holding a large key and a mirror (?) with number '365'; the zodiacal sign of Aquarius beyond. 1698 Engraving

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