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Cadmus Killing the Dragon, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, ca. 1615

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 167 x 252 mm
  • Inv. 2014-ML-1

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Cadmus slays the dragon that devoured his companions.

Artist

Hendrick Goltzius RKD
Brüggen 1558 - Haarlem 1617
workshop / studio

Hendrick Goltzius RKD
Brüggen 1558 - Haarlem 1617
after

G. Rijckius
authorAAT

Robert de Baudous RKD
Brussels ca. 1574 - 1575 - Wassenaar ca. 1659 - 1665
publisherAAT

Title Cadmus Killing the Dragon, from Ovid's Metamorphoses
Date ca. 1615
Location Haarlem TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: 3
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: HG. in
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: R de Baud. EXC.
printed inscription outside the depiction, left middle: Ultor Agenorides soevum, procurrit in hostem,/ In faucesq. fere, sumumq. ignemq. vomentis
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre right: Ferrum adigit, lethumq. fugâ vitare parantem/ Figit in adversam connixus corpore quercum
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: G. Rijckius
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-ML-1
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-ML-1
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11691/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300417629 mythologies (religious concept) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 25FF41 fabulous animals ~ lizards Iconclass
25FF411 dragon Iconclass
31A21 (human) skeleton Iconclass
31A236 lying figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31E death of human being Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
9 Classical Mythology and Ancient History Iconclass
92 gods ~ classical mythology Iconclass
95A(CADMUS) (story of) Cadmus Iconclass
95A(CADMUS)34 Cadmus slays the dragon Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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