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Apollo Presiding over the Arts of Government, from Seven Planetary Gods

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

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  • A work made of engraving on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1596

Artist:

Jan Saenredam (Dutch, 1565–1607)
after Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jan Saenredam

Title

Apollo Presiding over the Arts of Government, from Seven Planetary Gods

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality:)

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1596

Medium

Engraving on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Lettered lower left: "4" and below image: "Sum decus astrorum ... mente monarchae."

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 × 14.7 cm (9 15/16 × 5 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Charles Hack and the Hearn Family Trust Collection, purchased with funds provided by the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial, Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston, anonymous, and Suzanne Searle Dixon endowment funds

Reference Number

2023.650

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