Neptune's Kingdom, ca. 1587

  • Jacques de Gheyn II, Netherlandish, 1565-1629
  • Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617
  • Willem Danielsz Tetrode, Netherlandish, 1505-1575

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 3/4 inches (24.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund

F77.28

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Neptune

Stamp, in blue, verso: A. Riedinger (Lugt 167)

Inscribed, in plate, center left edge: Guilelmus. Telrho. invet. HGoltzius. excud. | ano 1587. Jacque de Gheyn. Sculp. Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]

August Riedinger. 1977-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hollstein, F.W.H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings, and Woodcuts. Amsterdam, Vol. VII, p. 190, no. 433. From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 11.

Jacques de Gheyn II; after Willem Danielsz Tetrode, Neptune's Kingdom, ca. 1587, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund, F77.28.