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Clavus clavo tunditur, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes, ca. 1622 - 1624

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

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Matthäus I Merian RKD
Basel 1593 - Bad Schwalbach 1650

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

Title Clavus clavo tunditur, 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: 21.
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Clavus clavo tunditur
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Si non unque premas, ...../...... Aquilae laurus ut ova necat
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Verlez nicht, [...] Gifft hast zu letzt.
stamps (tools) reverse, centre below: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-CV
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300015636 landscapes AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300253001 aphorisms AAT
Keywords Iconclass 21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25F715 scorpions Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H114 low hill country Iconclass
25H15 forest, wood Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H211 spring, source of river or stream Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
25I9 landscape with ruins Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D14 adult man Iconclass
43B13 walking, hiking (recreation) Iconclass
46C13141 horse Iconclass
46C13187 leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse Iconclass
47G91 collapsing building Iconclass
48C149 ruin of a building ~ architecture Iconclass
61E(STUTTGART) names of cities and villages (STUTTGART) Iconclass
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