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Aeneas and Mercury

Series/Portfolio: Illustration to 'The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics and Aeneis.'1697
Etcher: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist: After Franz Cleyn (German, Rostock 1582–1658 London)
Date: 1654
Medium: Etching and engraving; fifth state of five,the plate reduced, as published in 1697 or 1698
Dimensions: Plate: 10 1/4 × 7 11/16 in. (26 × 19.5 cm) Sheet: 13 7/8 × 7 7/8 in. (35.2 × 20 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.601.13

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