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Plate 5: Emperor Claudius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Artist:
Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)
Artist:
After Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Date:
1610–50
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 in. × 9 in. (30 × 22.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.3490
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at bottom center: CLAUDIUS CAES; lower left: V; lower right: 5

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVII.146.600 (copy); Wüthrich 64.276; Hollstein XXV.164.211
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

F. W. H. Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400–1700. Amsterdam, 1954.

L.H. Wüthrich Das druckgraphische werk von Matthaeus Merian d. Ae. 1966-1996.



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