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Saturn Presiding over Agriculture: P.1670-1991

Object information

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Titles

Saturn Presiding over Agriculture
Gods of the Seven Planets

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Saenredam, Jan
Designer: Goltzius, Hendrik (After)
Publisher: Valck, Gerard (Probably)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Circa 1596 - 1700

Note

V/V.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 253 mm Width 175 mm
Sheet Height 355 mm Width 240 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: [astrological symbol of Saturn]
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Symbol
  • Text: HG. Invent.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: Johan Sanredam. Scup.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Ao. 1596 [the 6 and 9 are inverted and reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: cum privil. S.C.M
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Verses by C. Shonaeus

  • Text: Aurea me quondam terris regnante fuerunt / Tempora, Sponte Sua quaevis ferente / C. Shonaeus
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: G. Valk excudit
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: H. Goltzius
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: a
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1670-1991
Primary reference Number: 83141
Bartsch: 73
Illustrated Bartsch: 73
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 50 V/V
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Saturn Presiding over Agriculture" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/83141 Accessed: 2024-02-29 03:25:59

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