The Cult of Venus

JAN SAENREDAM
Date
1596
Description

Jan Saenredam (Zaandam c. 1565/66 – 1607 Assendelft)
After Hendrick Goltzius (1558 – 1617)

“The Cult of Venus”
From "The Cults of Ceres, Venus and Bacchus", 1596

Engraving. 44.7 x 32.2 cm. Signed in image, lower left: "HG. Inue." (H and G intertwined); "I.S. sculp."" Numbered "2";
four lines of Latin text in lower margin: "O Citherea, tuos … ulla potential vitat."Signed at right: "C. Schon[a]eus."

Watermark: Strassburg shield with Lily

Provenance: Richard Jung (L.3791)

Literature: Bartsch 71; Nagler 71; Dutuit 32; Le Blanc 54; Wurzbach 70–72; Hollstein (Goltzius) 356; Hollstein (Saenredam) 70 I (II); NHD 610 I (II); TIB 71.

Very good crisp impression, printed clearly and evenly, trimmed onto the border, overall in very fine condition.

Price: USD 4,100 / EURO 3,400

Size
17 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches
Exhibitor
Price
$4,100