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after Passe, Crispijn van de / Mercury is lulling Argus to sleep

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Art. nr: 60409
after Passe, Crispijn van de (1589-1637)
Mercury lulling Argus to sleep
Copy after one of the famous plates by de Passe depicting Ovid's Metamorphoses. Here Mercury is lulling Argus to sleep by playing a flute. Lettered below, four lines of Latin text:'Centum oculis vigilem Tegees illusit alumntus... Insomnem sopit fistula blanda virum' According to I.M. Veldman these Latin lines are by Franciscus Estius
Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 88 x 128 mm; Hollstein 852, copy; Mercury lulling Argus to sleepeldman cat. 14 img. 129
IDnumber: 60409
  • Number: 1870624 (6409)
  • Dealer: Antiquariaat van der Steur Den Haag







 
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