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Two Genii with a Cat and a Rat

Artist:
Nicolaes de Bruyn (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1571–1656 Rotterdam)
Publisher:
Assuerus van Londerseel (1572–1635)
Date:
1594
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 × 3 7/8 in. (6 × 9.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Junius S. Morgan, 1919
Accession Number:
19.52.13
Not on view
Two putti against a landscape with a plant growing a center and a rat below. At right, a putto holding a grasshopper in his right hand and a cat behind him at far right. From a series of six plates.
Inscription: At bottom center: N B 1594 / 2

Marking: At upper right, in brown ink: 132
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Junius Spencer Morgan
NH.part2.304.400-405; Hollstein IV.25.268-273; Wurzbach I.218.72
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