Requires Photography

Alpheus and Arethusa

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

Catalogue Raisonné

LeBlanc 120


Sheet: 27.7 x 21 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




In plate, l.l.: A. Diepenbeeck fig.
In plate, beneath image: ____Vt per ima ponti/ Alpheus fluat, atq transmarina/ In fluctus cadat unda conjugales/ Sidonius ad Felicem (cut off)
In plate, l.l.: Alphee

In brown ink, left margin, perpendicular to image: avant les eaux qui cachant le ned[?], estampe rare a cause de la remarque
In graphite, verso, l.r.: Alpheus and Arethusa 120


not signed


No watermark
Verso, illegible collector's stamp (LBE [E in superscript] in red ink, encircled)
Verso, , under top hinge, illegible collector's mark, proper name in red ink, encircled
Verso, Lugt 207 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Babcock Bequest) and in black ink: 509

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock