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Ceres seeking her daughter
Medium
engraving
Measurements
29.2 × 23.8 cm (image) 31.6 × 24.4 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 5 (vol. VIII, p. 155); Nagler p. 34; Dutuit 6; Wurzbach 5; Reitlinger 6; Le Blanc 6
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Dum frugum genitrix, tædas accendit in Ætna, / Et toto natam quærit in orbe suam, / Victa siti conspexit anum, Limphamgue Rogauit / Orante Limpham rustica dutee dedit. / AElsheimer pinxit.
printed in ink c.: Scipioni Burghesio / S.R.E. / Cardinali amplijsimo in deuoti animi tistimonium HGoudt (HG monogram) sculpsit et dicauit Romæ 1610
printed in ink l.r.: Janus Rutgers
Accession Number
1278.195-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display