DAC Collection Object Information
Neptune Plotting the Destruction of Man,
Number 10 from the series of 52 engravings, Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 175 x 252 mm (6.9 x 9.9 in.)
Inscribed with verse by Franco Estius
Watermark: No watermark
Accession number: 1922.214.171.124
Purchase funds, 1968
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Vernon J. Watney, Cornbury (name stamped in album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 40 (vol. 2); Illustrated Bartsch 40 (vol. 3, p. 355); 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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