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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26120
People
Jan Saenredam, Dutch (Zaandam 1565 - 1607 Assendelft)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Mercury Presiding over the Visual and Rhetorical Arts
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Seven Planetary Gods and Their Children
Alternate Title: Mercury Presiding Over the Arts
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1596
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/58778
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed on white antique laid paper, discolored to tan
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 25.1 x 17.3 cm (9 7/8 x 6 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner of design area: 6.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Me Dys commendat facunde gratia linguq, / Et varias rudibus monstro mortalibus artes.
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: mr / 41 / 250
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: NJL [monogram; Norman Jack Leitman (Lugt 4545)]
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] M26120
  • watermark: large crowned armorial
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (Goltzius) 662, Hollstein 55, Filedt Kok 142.6
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Norman Leitman in honor of Robert M. Light
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
M26120
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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