DAC Collection Object Information
The Giants Climbing the Heavens,
Number 7 from the series of 52 engravings, Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 174 x 252 mm (6.9 x 9.9 in.)
Inscribed with verse by Franco Estius
Watermark: No watermark
Accession number: 1918.104.22.168
Purchase funds, 1968
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Vernon J. Watney, Cornbury (name stamped in album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 37 (vol. 2); Illustrated Bartsch 37 (vol. 3, p. 354); 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
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