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Ianuarius (January)
  • Jan van de Velde II, artist
    born: Rotterdam or Delft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Claes Jansz. Visscher the younger, publisher
    born: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: Dutch Republic (presen
  • Ianuarius (January), 1616
  • The Months
  • Where object was made: Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 158 x 301 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 162 x 306 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/4 x 11 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 12 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 28 x 18 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0019.01
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Winter scene with a tree-framed road on the left side of the print and a frozen body of water and town view comprising the rest of print. There is a group of people chopping wood on the road. Skaters, sleds, and dogs populate the frozen river. Water Bearer symbol in TLC. Aquarius symbol in the TRC.