Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mercury, from The Seven Planets, plate 2

Series/Portfolio:
The Seven Planets
Artist:
Herman Müller
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
ca. 1568
Medium:
Engraving; first state of four (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 3/8 x 9 13/16 in. (21.3 x 24.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2329(2)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: H.COCK EXCUDEBAT. HARMAN MULLER FE
Bottom right: MHEEMSKERCK INUEN (MH interlaced)
Lower margin: MERCURIUS FILIOS... TEMPERANTIA MIRABILES.

Marking: Verso upper center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.222.547.i/iv; New Hollstein (Muller) I.207.106.i/iv; Hollstein VIII.246.432
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