The Mocking of Ceres

Description
Engraving, night print. Trimmed and mounted on manila paper within ink-ruled border; oval blind stamp of the SI Secretary's Library at lower left. Two columns of Latin verse signed "Janus Rutgers" form an inscription below the image. The subject is based on the Metamorphoses of Ovid and the print is dedicated to Cardinal Scipio Borghese.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1610
original artist
Elsheimer, Adam
engraver
Goudt, Hendrik
place made
Italia: Lazio, Rome
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 31.2 cm x 23.8 cm; 12 9/32 in x 9 3/8 in
ID Number
1978.0534.49
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.49
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Mythology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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