165. [Dutch]

MULLER, Harmen Jansz. After Maarten Van Heemskerck

The Planetary Gods and their children.

Antwerp, Theodoor Galle, C. 1602-1638

3 (of 7) engravings, 20,5 x 24,2 cm, on laid paper, signed in pl, numbered in lower left margin (trimmed to the framing line, def. in text margin without loss of text, pasted on paper).

Stuck under passe-partout.

Mercury, Jupiter and Venus. Representations of the Planetary Gods sitting in a carriage, pulled by emblematic animals, and flanked by the astrological zodiac signs. Each engraving is accompanied by a Latin text. Second state by Th. Galle.
Ref. Riggs 132. - New Hollstein (Van Heemskerck), 547-48, 551.
: 1. Muller, Jan Harmensz. After Bartholomeus Spranger, "Sine Cerere et Baccho frigit venus", first state, 28,5 x 20 cm, laid paper, publ. signed on plate, publ. by Th. Galle (browned, trimmed to the framing line, corners cut). Mounted under passe-partout. Ref. Hollstein XIV:49. - New Hollstein (Galle) II:74. -- 2. Idem. After Bartholomeus Spranger, Hercules and Scipio led by Minerva to the Temple of Virtue, third state, 23,5x 15,6 cm, laid paper, Latin text in lower margin, signed on plate "J. Muller Sculpsit" (sm. foxing, sm. repaired tear, trimmed on the framing line). Mounted under pase-partout. Ref. Hollstein 61. - New Hollstein II:72. (5 pcs)

€ 150 / 200

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