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June (from the Twelve Months series)

Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), After Joos de Momper, the Younger (Flemish, 1564–1635), Published by Joannes Galle (Netherlandish, 1600–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, 564

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.7 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.) Sheet: 25.7 x 33.6 cm (10 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.586

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: CANCER.; in lower margin, lower center: IVNIVS.; lower left: Iunius esse sacer Iunoni fertur; adunca/Herbas in pabulum, foenaqe falce secat,; lower right: Lanigerum tondet pecus, & lanam abluit vndis./Ast operi intento Cancer aduste noces.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Iodocus de Momper inuent.; lower center: Ioan. Collaert Sculp.; lower right: Ioan Galle excud.

Markings

Watermark (not identified); MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 65.584; oval turquise stamp, filled in with blue ink, probably Lugt 4073 (mark not identified)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis