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Lycaon Changed into a Wolf by Jupiter (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

about 1539
School of Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 039 (engravings after designs by Goltzius)

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.3 x 25.1 cm (6 13/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B1720

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin, left: Igne Lycaonias deuastat Juppiter edes,/Ille fugit rapidum veritur inq lupum.; right: Syluas et rabiosa petit spelea ferarum,/Visq ferox animo, que fuit antè manet.; in ink, lower left and right: .9.

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1720

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