Aurora (Morning; from the series The Four TImes of Day)

Engraved by Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618), After Marten de Vos (Netherlandish, 1532–1603), Published by Joannes Galle (Netherlandish, 1600–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 441

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.8 x 26.1 cm (8 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 27.5 x 34.8 cm (10 13/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.576

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper center: AVRORA.; in margin below image, lower left: Aurea dum fulget roseis AVRORA capillis,/Mortales ad opus sugere mane monet:; lower right: Mane monet Puerum facilem tenerumq doceri,/Ne serò pigeat peridicisse nibil./Corn. Kis. Dussl.; lower left: 1.

Signed

in plate, within image, lower center: M. De Vos inuent.; lower right: Adrian. Collaert Sculp. Ioan Galle excud

Markings

Verso, unidentified collector's stamp in turquiose, probably filled in with blue ink: [Lugt 4073]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 65.576

Provenance

Unidentified collector. May 12, 1965, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (dealers) by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis