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Romantic landscape with Mercury and Argus

Romantic landscape with Mercury and Argus
(c. 1655-1660)

oil on canvas
123.5 × 203.4 cm
inscribed in black paint (on rock under Mercury) l.c.l.: SR (monogram)
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1951
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Gallery location
16th & 17th Century Gallery - Painting and Sculpture
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International
Subjects (general)
Allegory and Symbols Human Figures Landscapes
Subjects (specific)
cattle cliffs Mercury and Argus (Greco-Roman narrative) rivers shepherds sleeping trees wind instruments