Engraving - Not signed - 1573-1637
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Juno|
|Artist:||Hendrick Goltzius after, C. van de Passe, 1573|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||26,2 x 16,9|
|Picture size (in cm):||21,8 x 14,5|
Juno, one of the three godesses on the clouds.
Hollstein Dutch 394 Crispijn van de Passe.
After Hollstein Dutch 140, after New Hollstein Dutch 143 Hendrick Goltzius.
The engraving is superb printed with good contrasts, exact copy in the opposite direction, a smaller version.
Engraved by Crispijn van de Passe, 1589-1637.
He was the first of the de Passe dynasty, who teached the art of engraving to other great engravers like Wierix and de Sadeler family.
Two master engravers together, Hendrick Goltzius and Crispijn van de Passe.
Juno sitting on a cloud, the thirth godess of a serie of three godesses.
On the cloud at the left Juno in her chariot with peacocks.
The lower scene presents Mercurius and the head of Argus, Mercurius is killing Argus.
The eyes of Argus are put by Juno in the tail of her peacock.
Printed on laid end of 16th, early 17th century paper.
One of the most beautiful engravings after Hendrick Goltzius.
Offered in a museum passepartout.
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