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Capricornus, from Syntagma Arateorum

Series/Portfolio:
Syntagma Arateorum (Aratea Phaenomena)
Artist:
Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Author:
Hugo Grotius (Dutch, 1583–1645)
Date:
Published 1600
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 6 1/4 in. (22.9 × 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Grace M. Pugh, 1985
Accession Number:
1986.1180.1420
Not on view
Signature: IDG [monogram of the artist: IDG intertwined]

Inscription: at top: ARATEA PHAENOMENA / CAPRICORNUVS. / 51
at bottom: G2 / BELLI- ;
at bottom left: IDG
Donor: Grace M. Pugh
New Hollstein II.128.287 i/ii
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