Collection Online
Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
(1) 17.3 × 28.0 cm (image) 19.8 × 29.3 cm (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
(2) 17.3 × 27.9 cm irreg. (image) 19.1 × 28.5 cm irreg. (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
(3) 17.2 × 28.8 cm (image) 19.0 × 29.5 cm (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
(4) 17.2 × 28.1 cm (image) 19.0 × 28.9 cm (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 18-21
Inscription
(1) printed in ink (in image) l.c.l.: J.V.Velde. fec G. Valk excudebat
printed in ink l.l.: Terra suas ostentat opes, et munera ruris / Setigeros que suos, ruricolos que boves.
printed in ink l.c.: TERRA
printed in ink l.c.r.: Donaque largitur que mittit divite cultu / Vel fæcunda Hales vel rubicunda Ceres. WB (monogram) 1
(2) printed in ink (in image) l.c.r.: J. V. Velde fecit. (...illeg.)
printed in ink l.l: Aer jam seguitur’: (‘ over :) animæ vitalis origo: / Quo sine nil vivit quicquid in orbe datur.
printed in ink l.c.: AER
printed in ink l.c.r.: / Mobilis aßiduo fæcundat semine terram, / Hic regnantqƺ Noti, Pennigeriqƺ greges. WB (monogram) 2.
(3) printed in ink l.l.: Ignis alit mundrum Princeps et viribus acer / Orbis fræna suo temperat arbitrio.
printed in ink l.c.: IGNIS
printed in ink l.c.r.: Lucida flammifero locat ignis sydera Cælo, / Per quæ fæcundo cuncta calore fovet.
printed in ink l.r.: F. V. Velde. fec / WB (monogram) 3
(4) printed in ink (in image) l.c.r.: J. V. Velde. fec
printed in ink l.l.: Frugum terra Parens superatur ab æquor vasto, / Quo nibil utilius Navita habere potest.
printed in ink c.: AQVA.
printed in ink l.c.r.: Delphini nobis veniunt hinc atque balance, / Et reliqui pisces qui nutriumtur aqua.
printed in ink l.r.: WB (monogram) 4
Accession Number
1278.188-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
Gallery location
Not on display

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