Medea sacrificing a black ram to Hebe and Hecate, Plate 19 from "L'Histoire de Jason et de la conquête de la toison d'or (The Tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece)"

René Boyvin, French, about 1525 - 1625, after Leonard Thiry, Flemish, active 1536 - 1550



Engraving on laid paper

Latin edition

Plate: 6 5/16 × 9 1/8 in. (16.1 × 23.1 cm)

Plate: 1 1/4 × 9 1/16 in. (3.1 × 23 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 14 1/8 in. (25.3 × 35.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Alan N. Stone and D. Lesley Hill



Europe, France



Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in image plate, center: B; inscribed, in lower plate, center: 19; inscribed, in lower plate, lower left: Statuítqz aras è cespite binas: / Dexteriore Hecates & laua parte Iuuentae [ae in ligature]; inscribed, in lower plater, lower right: Sacra facit cultrósqz in gultura uelleris atri / Conijcit & patulas perfundit sanguine fossas; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 15

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 16.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 16.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dusmesnil 57 ii/iii; Levron 34, Latin edition

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