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Bust of Sol surrounded by strapwork, from the series 'Deorum dearumque,' a set of images of deities after coins in the collection of Abraham Ortelius

Series/Portfolio:
Deorum dearumque, a set of images of deities after coins in the collection of Abraham Ortelius
Artist:
Gerard van Groeningen (Netherlandish, active Antwerp, 1563–73)
Artist:
Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)
Artist:
Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–72, died before 1589)
Publisher:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Date:
1573
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 4 3/4 x 3 5/16 in. (12 x 8.4 cm) sheet: 7 5/16 x 5 5/16 in. (18.6 x 13.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.341.1
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered with deity name in upper cartouche: 'SOLIS.' Lettered with provenance of associated coin in Abraham Ortelius' collection in lower cartouche: 'Ex numismate argenteo / L. P Lautij Planci.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
New Hollstein (Van Doetecum Family, part III) III.151.695.I
The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998.



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