Requires Photography

Perseus and Gorgo

Cornelis Bloemaert (Dutch, 1603–1684), After Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 1596–1675), After Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

LeBlanc 129

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 17.7 cm (10 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

B512

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, beneath image: Persee /
Auxilium fratri tulit innuba Pallas, / Et clypeum loevoe fulvo dedit oere nitentem,/ In quo saxificam iulsit sectare Medulam -- Lucanus lib. 9

Signed

not signed

Markings

Verso, Lugt 207 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Babcock Bequest) and in black ink: 512

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock