Hyacum et lues venerea (The Preparation and Use of Guaicum as a Cure for Venereal Disease), plate 6 from Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times)

Theodor Galle, Flemish, 1571 - 1633
Hans II Collaert, Flemish, 1566 - 1628
after Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish, 1523 - 1605


about 1580-1605

Engraving on paper

Plate: 7 15/16 × 10 9/16 in. (20.1 × 26.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 3/16 × 16 5/8 in. (25.8 × 42.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, in image, lower left: Ioan. Stradanus invent.; inscribed, in plate, in image, lower right: Phls Galle excr.; inscribed, in plate, bottom margin: 6. HYACVM,ET LVES VENEREA. / Grauata morbo ab hocce membra mollia Leuabit is Fa Sorpta coctio arboris.

Course History

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2019

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2021


James A. Bergquist, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2014.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler Kunstlerlexikon XVII.449 (set); Hollstein IV (Hans Collaert I; series 129-148).135; Hollstein VII (Theodor Galle; series 410-429).416; New Hollstein (Stradanus; series III.322-341) 328, I/III

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