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Augustus (August)
  • Jan van de Velde II, artist
    1593–1641
    born: Rotterdam or Delft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Claes Jansz. Visscher the younger, publisher
    1587–1652
    born: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: Dutch Republic (presen
  • Augustus (August), 1616
  • The Months
  • Where object was made: Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 156 x 301 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 160 x 306 mm
    Canvas/Support: 6 1/8 x 11 7/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/4 x 12 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 28 x 18 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0019.08
Description
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Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions
Catalogue raisonné

A group of people drinking under a tree, sitting on a road, are on the left side of the print. Two figures on the right side of the print walk on the road. A view of a city is in the background. Three carts with horses move along the road. Two figures on the right work in the field. Virgo symbol in the TLC. Virgin in the TRC.