DAC Collection Object Information
The Dispute between Jupiter and Juno over Which of the Two Sexes Finds Greatest Pleasure,
Number 46 from the series of 52 engravings, Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
Engraving on laid paper
Probably later state not published by Baudous
Print impression quality: Fair, but worn
Dimensions (Plate): 176 x 254 mm (6.9 x 10 in.)
Inscribed in plate, lower right: “HG invent”; inscribed with verse by G. Ryckius
Watermark: No watermark
Edition: This is an alternate impression with different inscriptions from DAC 19220.127.116.11. This sheet was inserted loose (unbound) in the album of 52 prints for Ovid's “Metamorphoses” (DAC 1918.104.22.168-52)
Accession number: 1922.214.171.124
Purchase funds, 1968
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Vernon J. Watney, Cornbury (name stamped in album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 50 (vol. 2); Illustrated Bartsch 76 (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.
Work Type: print
Related Works: See an alternate impression with different inscriptions, DAC 19126.96.36.199.
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