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Creator:
Print made by Jacob Gole, 1660–1737, Dutch
after Pieter Schenck, 1660–1719, Dutch
Title:

Augustus

Additional Title(s):

Ceres

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Months

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 x 7 9/16 inches (25.6 x 19.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 x 7 3/16 inches (25.6 x 18.3 cm), and Image: 9 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches (23.5 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "407"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "I Gole Fe et Ex Amstedami | Schoon dat de Lantman 't lant wat Smertelyk valtjnt Sayen, | Hy is weer wel vernoegt als hy't met winst mag mayen."; lower center: "AUGUSTUS | 8"; lower right: "Cum Privil Ord Holl et West Srifice | Des tresors de Ceres nos campagnes sont pleines, | Et nous cueillons en fin le doux fruit de nos peines."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.930
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | bale | costume | field | flounces | genre subject | goddess | gown | grain | harvest | lace | landscape | mountains | mythology | necklace | sickle | statue | tool | veil | woman
Associated People:
Ceres, Roman deity
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22621
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