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  • Title: The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus
  • Creator: Hendrick Goltzius
  • Date Created: 1588
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower left: “HGoltz.” (the “H” and “G” combined in monogram); dated in plate, lower left
  • Print State: First of four states
  • 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. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1987
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: See Strauss 261 (the three watermarks described in detail appear to be present, but are obscured by discoloring verso and by image itself)
  • Keywords: dragons, mythology
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 243 mm x 313 mm (9.57 in. x 12.32 in.). Sheet dimensions: 252 mm x 318 mm (9.92 in. x 12.52 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 262 ; Strauss 261; Hirschmann 310
  • Associated People: Created by Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)
  • Accession Number: 1987.1.1

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