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Jan Muller / THE FIGHT BETWEEN ULYSSES AND IRUS

Description: THE FIGHT BETWEEN ULYSSES AND IRUS

In a street thronged with spectators Ulysses stands over the massive body of Irus; the two fighters are naked and Ulysses is seen from behind, gesturing towards his defeated opponent and with his hand on his hip. 1589. Engraving

After: Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem
Published by: Hendrick Goltzius
Print made by: Jan Harmensz. Muller

Lettered with nine lines of text "Sponsos Penelopes ... victoria cedit" by "F.E." (Franco Estius). In lower right corner of the design "Ao 1589. / C.Conelij Harlemensis Inuent. [] HGoltzius excud.".

According to Filedt Kok there is a related oil sketch modello in an English private collection.

New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 30.I (The Muller Dynasty (Jan Harmensz Muller))
Bartsch III.276.30


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Additional Information
SKU xxab204
Picture Size 42,80 x 33 cm
Specification Print
technic Engraving
Artist Jan Muller
period 16th Century
School Dutch
subject Mythology
rating *****
Technique: PRICE ON REQUEST
  • Number: 1780040
  • Dealer: Henk Vanwalleghem Oldmasterprint Belgium







 
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