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Earth (Terra)

ca. 1622
17th century
170 x 270 mm (6.7 x 10.6 in.)

Jan van de Velde II, Dutch, (ca. 1593–1641)
After Willem Pietersz. Buytewech, Dutch, (1591–1624)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Series: from The Four Elements
Bibliography: F. & v.d.k. 134; Hollstein 30 (vol. 4, p. 77); De Jongh & Luijten, Mirror of Everyday Life (1997), no. 32, pp. 174–177.
Credit Line: Gift of Henry-Russell Hitchcock (Art Department faculty 1929–1948), 1941
Accession Number: 1941.3.3

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  • allegory
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
  • sets (groups) - Use with reference to a group of things designed to be used or viewed together. [March 1993 descriptor moved. April 1991 descriptor changed, was "sets"; alternate term changed, was 'set'.]

  • plate Dimensions: 170 x 270 mm (6.7 x 10.6 in.)

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