Mercury Entering Herse’s Room after Changing Agraulos to Stone
Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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Mercury Entering Herse’s Room after Changing Agraulos to Stoneca. 1590
173 x 255 mm (6.8 x 10 in.)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617)
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- plate Dimensions: 173 x 255 mm (6.8 x 10 in.)
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Anonymous, Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617) . Mercury Entering Herse’s Room after Changing Agraulos to Stone, ca. 1590. From Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid). Engraving on laid paper. Undescribed first state. plate : 173 x 255 mm (6.8 x 10 in.). DAC accession number 19184.108.40.206. Purchase funds, 1968. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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