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The Dispute between Jupiter and Juno over Which of the Two Sexes Finds Greatest Pleasure

ca. 1615
17th century
176 x 254 mm (6.9 x 10 in.)

After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Probably later state not published by Baudous
Print impression quality: Fair, but worn
Series: Number 46 from series of 52 engravings Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid)
Edition: This is an alternate impression with different inscriptions from DAC 1968.29.3.46. This sheet was inserted loose (unbound) in the album of 52 prints for Ovid's “Metamorphoses” (DAC 1968.29.3.1-52)
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “HG invent”; inscribed with verse by G. Ryckius
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
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.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1968
Accession Number: 1968.29.3.53

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  • illustration - The art or process of providing illustrations. [March 1993 lead-in term added. May 1991 scope note added.]
  • illustrations - Representations or diagrams that clarify, usually accompanying a text, sometimes part of an advertisement. For works that explore a subject or are preliminary to a separate, more finalized work, use "studies (visual works)." [August 1995 alternate term changed, was 'illustration'. March 1993 descriptor moved. June 1992 scope note changed; lead-in term added.]
  • literature (writings)
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 176 x 254 mm (6.9 x 10 in.)

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