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Ne nimis alta pete, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes, ca. 1622 - 1624

  • etching, paper
  • 136 x 169 mm
  • Inv. 2014-CU

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Matthäus I Merian RKD
Basel 1593 - Bad Schwalbach 1650

Peter II Aubry RKD
Oppenheim 1596 - Strasbourg ca. 1666 - 1668

Title Ne nimis alta pete, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes
Date ca. 1622 - 1624
Period 17th century
Location Strasbourg TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription in the depiction, top right: 20.
printed inscription centre below: Ne nimis alta pete.
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Lapsus equo perit alato, [...] cautus, si sapis, alta fuge.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Steig nicht zu hoch, [...] zur Erd felt mit Hohn.
stamps (tools) on the back, bottom right: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-CU
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 25H landscapes Iconclass
300263554 animal paintings AAT
300253001 aphorisms AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q712 church (exterior) Iconclass
25F24(DEER) hoofed animals: deer Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H114 low hill country Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31B6211 looking upwards Iconclass
46C11 road, path Iconclass
46C13141 horse Iconclass
47I21 cattle Iconclass
47I211 bovine cattle Iconclass
47I2112 cow Iconclass
47I213 sheep Iconclass
61E(STUTTGART) names of cities and villages (STUTTGART) Iconclass
93D1 Pegasus, the winged horse Iconclass
94S (story of) Bellerophon Iconclass
94S61 Bellerophon's fall: in an attempt to fly to Heaven, he is flung off Pegasus' back Iconclass
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