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August (Augustus)

ca. 1599
16th century

Crispijn de Passe, the elder (aka Crispijn I de Passe), Dutch, (ca. 1565–1637)
After Maarten de Vos, Flemish, (1532–1603)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Series: from Allegories of the Twelve Months (Schemata XII Mensum)
Edition: From the set of 12 engravings plus engraved title plate
Bibliography: The series is Hollstein 576–588 (vol. 15, p. 201); Veldman (2001), pp. 46, 48; per Veldman 2001, p. 48, the series dates to 1599 or earlier, based on a documented purchase of this series of prints on December 29, 1599, listed in the diary of Aernout van Buchell; slightly enlarged reproductions were published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art on a wall calendar for 1961.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1966
Accession Number: 1966.6.1.8

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  • allegory
  • months
  • seasons
  • 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'.]

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