Autumn (Autumnus)

Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerckca. 1563-1590

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Autumn (Autumnus)
  • Creator: Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Date Created: ca. 1563-1590
  • Set or Series Title: The Four Seasons
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj16897
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1967
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving
  • Keywords: animals, astrology, autumn, farming, horses, seasons, series (groups), sheep
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Bibliography: From the set of 4 plates unrecorded by Kerrich and Hollstein (check New Hollstein); according to Hollstein the last plate of this set is dated 1563 (see vol. 3, pp. 74–83); the set of the “Four Seasons” (Spring & Summer; Autumn & Winter) represented by male figures and listed by Kerrich, pp. 99 ff. and Hollstein (vol. 8, p. 245) 353–356 differs in dimensions (Hollstein has 190 x 193 mm).
  • Associated People: Created by Philip Galle (Dutch (Flemish), 1537-1612), After Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
  • Accession Number: 1967.24.2.3


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