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August (Augustus) from the Allegories of the Twelve Months

Crispijn de Passe the Elder after Maarten de Vosca. 1599

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: August (Augustus) from the Allegories of the Twelve Months
  • Creator: Crispijn de Passe the Elder after Maarten de Vos
  • Date Created: ca. 1599
  • Set or Series Title: Allegories of the Twelve Months (Schemata XII Mensum)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj16880
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1966
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving
  • Keywords: allegory, months, seasons, series (groups), sets (groups)
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the set of 12 engravings plus engraved title plate
  • Bibliography: The set is H. 576–588 (vol. 15, p. 201); see slightly enlarged reproductions on wall calendar of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1961; Veldman 2001, p. 46, 48; per Veldman 2001, p. 48, the series dates to 1599 or earlier, based on documented purchase of this series of prints on December 29, 1599, listed in diary of Aernout van Buchell.
  • Associated People: Created by Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Dutch, ca. 1565 - 1637), After Maarten de Vos (Flemish, 1532-1603)
  • Accession Number: 1966.6.1.8

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