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Metamorphoses Book II

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1947,1022.25

  • Title (series)

    • Metamorphoses Book II
  • Description

    Plate 29: Landscape with Callisto as a bear on a river-bank at right, her son Arcas standing at left and pointing an arrow at her in order to kill her; later state with numbers burnished; after Hendrik Goltzius
    Engraving
    On verso: main figures traced in pencil, in reverse

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1590
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 175 millimetres
    • Width: 253 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower margin with four lines of Latin in two columns by Estius: "Diclynne dilecta comes ... / ... in axe locat.".
        Inscribed on verso, in pen and ink, with English verses in two columns.
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the series see 1947,0412.3.1. For another impression of this plate see also 1947,0412.3.29.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 10-61; 508-559 (after Goltzius) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 552-571 (Hendrick Goltzius; Prints after inventions by Goltzius) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch III.107.9 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Metamorphoses
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1947

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1947,1022.25

Plate 29: Landscape with Callisto as a bear on a river-bank at right, her son Arcas standing at left and pointing an arrow at her in order to kill her; later state with numbers burnished; after Hendrik Goltzius  Engraving  On verso: main figures traced in pencil, in reverse

Recto

Plate 29: Landscape with Callisto as a bear on a river-bank at right, her son Arcas standing at left and pointing an arrow at her in order to kill her; later state with numbers burnished; after Hendrik Goltzius Engraving On verso: main figures traced in pencil, in reverse

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