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Ceres on a chariot with children representing the months March, April and May, surrounded by forms of natural abundance, corybantes and cherubs, symbolising the element earth. Etching by A. Tempesta, 1592.
- Tempesta, Antonio, 1555-1630.
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1 print : etching ; platemark 14.9 x 21.5 cm
Alma Ceres cana frontem precingit arista Incuruumq(ue) beate [i.e. beat] felici messe colonum: Antonio Tempesti inve(n)it et fecit 1592.
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vol. XVII, Vienna 1818, pp. 152-153, one of four prints numbered as 804-807 (representing the four seasons)
Wellcome Library no. 524656i
Translation of lettering: Bountiful Ceres encircles her forehead with white wheat, and favours the stoooping farmer with a successful harvest