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Allegory of Winter


Jacob Matham ; Hendrik Goltzius



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Allegory of Winter, Jacob Matham      ;    Hendrik Goltzius
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Medium: Prints | Engraving
Size: 10 13/16 x 10 7/8 in. (27.46 x 27.62 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Netherlands
Culture: Netherlands
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: above and to left of figure's head, in the image: [Hyems.]; below figure's feet, in the image: [HG Inuet.]inscribed in plate around circumference: [Alget et ante focum torpescit Bruma niualis. Pellita cingens frigida membra toga. Anni babentis senium ca
Physical Description: old bearded man wearing a long fur-trimmed coat and pointed cap, holding a small flaming kettle; symbols for Pisces, Aquarius and Capricorn in sky; face blowing snowy wind at left; round image
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Richard Lewis Hillstrom Fund
Accession Number: 2007.49.1.4
Artist: Jacob Matham, Dutch, 1571 - 1631
Role: Engraver
Nationality: Dutch
Life Dates: Dutch, 1571 - 1631

Artist: Hendrik Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617
Role: Artist
Nationality: Dutch
Life Dates: Dutch, 1558 - 1617
Added to Site: March 1, 2009