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Round design for a dish or a tazza. In a central compartment Neptune is depicted with four horses and a large shell. In the wide frieze surrounding the compartment sea gods and hybrid sea creatures are depicted together with putti and dolphins. The design is characterized by a strong, muscly rendering of the figures in a dynamic composition.
Signature: Gulelmus Telrho invet; HGoltzius excud. [H and G as monogram]Inscription: 'Gulelmus Telrho inuet'; 'HGoltzius excud.' [H and G as monogram]
Vendor: R. L. Whittle
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 2013–May 20, 2013.
Hollstein VII 190.433; New Hollstein (Gheyn) 210.141.i
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