Mercury Killing Argus, number 19 of 52; from the series "The Creations of the Four Elements" (Goltzius' series illustrating Ovid's "Metamorphoses")

after Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617

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about 1589

Engraving on laid paper

Overall: 7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor Robert L. McGrath

PR.983.24.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 19; inscribed, in plate, lower left center: Eripit d viuis blando sociata sopori / Custodem Inachie mors inopina bouis .; lower right center: Hoc opus, hoc ingens decus est Cyllenidos Harpes, / funonchi Maia fallere nate potes.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch no.49 (105); Ho. 526.

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