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Tiresias, in the Form of a Woman, Striking Two Coupled Snakes with His Staff

Anonymous after Hendrick Goltziusca. 1615

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Tiresias, in the Form of a Woman, Striking Two Coupled Snakes with His Staff
  • Creator: Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius
  • Date Created: ca. 1615
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, lower right center: “HG inv. R dBaud. ex.”; inscribed with verse by G. Ryckius
  • Set or Series Title: Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1968
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: animals, illustration, illustrations, literature (writings), mythology, nudes, reptiles, snakes
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published by Robert de Baudous
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 175 mm x 254 mm (6.89 in. x 10 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 78 (vol. 2); Illustrated Bartsch 78 (vol. 3, p. 359); for the series, see Hollstein 16–67 (vol. 1, p. 182) and 10–61 (vol. 7, p. 130); see also description attached to original DAC catalog card
  • Associated People: Created by Anonymous, After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)
  • Artist Nationality : Dutch
  • Artist Death: 1617
  • Artist Birth: 1558
  • Accession Number: 1968.29.3.48

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