DAC Collection Object Information
Mercury Killing Argus,
Number 19 from the series of 52 engravings, Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 176 x 250 mm (6.9 x 9.8 in.)
Inscribed with verse by Franco Estius
Watermark: No watermark
Accession number: 19184.108.40.206
Purchase funds, 1968
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Vernon J. Watney, Cornbury (name stamped in album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 49 (vol. 2); Illustrated Bartsch 49 (vol. 3, p. 356); 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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