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The Four Seasons / Ver

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    S.7633

  • Title (object)

    • Ver

    Title (series)

    • The Four Seasons
  • Description

    Plate 1: Spring. A gathering in a garden, with a fountain on either side, a small group playing with the jets of water at left, a dog in lower right, a large classical building in background; second state with Voet's address; after Cornelis de Wael
    Etching with engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1660-1675
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 233 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 304 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower margin, with title and production details: "Cornelio de Wael Inuentor" and "Alex Voet ex." and (burnished) "[...] fecit".
        Numbered 1 in lower left.
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of four numbered plates after Cornelis de Wael (Hollstein 79-82); first published by the artist himself, later by Alexander Voet. The BM holds a complete set.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 79 (under Wael) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    S.7633

Plate 1: Spring. A gathering in a garden, with a fountain on either side, a small group playing with the jets of water at left, a dog in lower right, a large classical building in background; second state with Voet's address; after Cornelis de Wael  Etching with engraving

Recto

Plate 1: Spring. A gathering in a garden, with a fountain on either side, a small group playing with the jets of water at left, a dog in lower right, a large classical building in background; second state with Voet's address; after Cornelis de Wael Etching with engraving

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