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Venus and Mercury

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1600

Artist:

Jan Harmensz Muller (Flemish, 1540-1617)
after Bartholomeus Spranger (Flemish, 1546-1611)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jan Harmensz. Muller

Title

Venus and Mercury

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1595–1605

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Printed lower left, in image: ".B. / Sprangers Ant.[us] invent"; lower right, in image: "Joan Muller sculp.". In lower right corner in the margin "HMuller. excud. Amster."; below image, in plate: "Ad Veneris ... perennis aquis."

Dimensions

371 × 271 mm (image); 395 × 277 mm (plate); 395 × 283 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Fund

Reference Number

2016.142

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