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A woman sitting on a crocodile; representing Africa. Engraving by A. Collaert, c. 1600, after M. de Vos.

  • Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.
Date
[ca. 160-?]
Reference
27266i
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About this work

Description

Animals, including a griffin, wander in the background

Publication/Creation

[Antwerp?] : Adrian Collaert scalps. et excud., [ca. 160-?]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 19.4 x 25.5 cm

Lettering

Tertia, terga premens crocodili, decolor aestu/ Perpete, balsameum dextrâ tenet Africa ramum:/ Tertia, sed rerum præstans novitate stupenda/ Primas pyramidum fert molibus æternarum. M. de Vos inven. Adrian Collaert scalps et excud.

References note

Thomas Ketelsen, 'Netherlandish prints in Hamburg', Print quarterly, 2016, 33: 38-40

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27266i

Languages

  • Latin


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