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Allegory of Summer


Jacob Matham ; Hendrik Goltzius



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Allegory of Summer, Jacob Matham      ;    Hendrik Goltzius
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Medium: Prints | Engraving
Size: 11 5/16 x 11 in. (28.73 x 27.94 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Netherlands
Culture: Netherlands
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: to left of figure's head, in the image: [AEstas]; to left of left foot, in the image: [HG Inue / 2.]inscribed in plate around circumference: [Aestas maturatis fecundat frigibus anuum. Illius exornant Spicea Serta caput. Illius aduentu Cancer terrasque s
Physical Description: standing nude male figure wearing a crown of wheat and holding a sheaf of wheat in his PL arm and a small bouquet of wheat in his PR hand; field workers harvesting in background at bottom; symbols for Leo, Cancer and Virgo in sky; skull with hair blowing
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Richard Lewis Hillstrom Fund
Accession Number: 2007.49.1.3
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