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Title(s):

Amerigo Vespucci discovering the Southern Cross with an astrolabium New Inventions of Modern Times

Maker(s):

Collaert, Jan II; printmaker; Flemish artist, 1566-1628
Galle, Philips; publisher; Netherlandish printmaker, 1537-1612
Straet, Jan van der (Giovanni Stradano); draughtsman; after; Flemish, 1523-1605

Category(s):

album; print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1591

School/Style:

Dutch/Flemish

Period:

16th century

Description:

At the left a rectangle with a portrait-medallion of Dante at the top and verses below.

Production
Note:

State II/III

Technique:

engraving

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Notes:

The eighteenth in a series of nineteen numbered plates with title

Alternative
Number(s):

New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 1211 (Collaert)
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 340-II (Straet)

Related Object(s):

22.I.8-147; Amerigo Vespucci discovers America
22.I.8-177; The invention of the compass
22.I.8-178; The invention of gunpowder
22.I.8-179; The invention of book printing
22.I.8-180; The invention of the clock
22.I.8-181; The invention of stirrups

Part Of:

22.I.8; Engravings by Collaert

Accession:

Object Number: 22.I.8-176
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 142725; input: 2007-04-03; modified: 2013-05-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/142725





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