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Juno Turning Callisto into a Bear (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

School of Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 058

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.6 x 25.4 cm (6 15/16 x 10 in.) Sheet: 18.5 x 25.8 cm (7 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1730

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin, left: Magna Jouis coniux miré indignata quod esset/Fedare ethereos Parrhasis ausa thoros.; right: Pellice prostrata, vulsisqz infesta capillis,/Pulchra ea deformis iussit vt vrsa foret.; lower left: 16

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1730

Provenance

Before 1899, William P. Babcok (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock