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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.143
People
Attributed to Simon Novellanus, German (1555 - 1595)
After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Published by Joris Hoefnagel, Flemish (1542 - 1600)
Title
River Landscape with Mercury and Psyche
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1580-1600
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362965
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
image: 23.6 × 34 cm (9 5/16 × 13 3/8 in.)
plate: 27.7 × 34.6 cm (10 7/8 × 13 5/8 in.)
sheet: 28.4 × 35.2 cm (11 3/16 × 13 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: below image, in plate: ARTI ET INGENIO STAT SINCE MORTE DECVS. / [left:] Pulcher Atlantiades Psÿchen ad Sydera tollens, / Ingenio scandi sÿdera poƒse docet. / [right:] Ingenio liquidum poƒsien conƒendere Cælum, / Si mundi curas fata leurare vehnt. / [center:] Petrus Breugel fec: Romæ A: 1553 - / Excud: Houf: cum præ: Cæs: -
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 2452 / 12567 / [illegible numbers, erased?]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 964
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, blue or purple ink, faded: ES. [?] [in a square] [possibly Lugt 906, Eduard Schultze]
Provenance
Possibly Eduard Schultze, Vienna (died 1899) (Lugt 906), possibly sold [through his sale, Kunsthändlers Hugo Helbing, Munich, February 7, 1901, lot 276]. Julian Edison, Saint Louis; by descent; to Hope Rabb Edison, his wife, Saint Louis, 2017, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein A4; Bastelaer Lafond B10
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Hope R. Edison '56 in memory of Julian I. Edison '51, MBA '53
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.143
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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