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Morning, plate one from Four Times of Day

A work made of engraving on cream laid paper (discolored to beige).
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving on cream laid paper (discolored to beige).

Date:

c. 1595

Artist:

Jan Saenredam (Dutch, 1565-1607)
after Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)

About this artwork

Jan Saenredam, who began his career as a mapmaker, is esteemed as a pupil of both Hendrick Goltzius and, probably, Jacques de Gheyn (1565–1629). He studied briefly with the older artist in 1589, and from 1593 to 1597, he engraved drawings made by Goltzius in Rome. Saenredam’s prints, many of which were based on Goltzius’s works, were sometimes considered even more elegant and delicate than his teacher’s originals. Saenredam achieved a silvery tonality with subtle effects of artificial illumination, which he particularly exploited in Evening and Night, the candlelit scenes of the series Four Times of Day.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jan Saenredam

Title

Morning, plate one from Four Times of Day

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

1585–1607

Medium

Engraving on cream laid paper (discolored to beige)

Dimensions

Image/plate: 21 × 15 cm (8 5/16 × 5 15/16 in.); Sheet: 35.7 × 27.5 cm (14 1/16 × 10 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Fund

Reference Number

2008.514

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