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Sylvanus, 1565

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 296 x 222 mm
  • Inv. 2014-MU-2

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The satyr Sylvanus is the personification of forest and woods.


Cornelis Cort RKD
Hoorn / Edam ? - Rome
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Frans I Floris RKD
Antwerp - Antwerp

Title Sylvanus
Date 1565
Period 16th century
Location Antwerp TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, top right: Sylvanus / Deus nemorum
printed inscription in the depiction, bottom centre: FF
printed inscription in the depiction, bottom centre: Cor. Cort. fec
printed inscription in the depiction, centre right: [...] exc.
printed inscription on the back, bottom right: DR
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-MU-2
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300417629 mythologies (religious concept) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25H15 forest, wood Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
9 Classical Mythology and Ancient History Iconclass
92 gods ~ classical mythology Iconclass
92L4 satyrs, fauns, Sileni Iconclass
92L41 satyr(s) (in general) Iconclass
92L423(SYLVANUS) other single named satyrs (SYLVANUS) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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