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Maius: 30.K.9-10

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May (a woman seen three-quarter length, standing in front of a stone arch, wearing a flower wreath and making another one, picking a tulip with her right hand; two putti symbolizing Gemini embracing seated at left)
The Twelve Months


Printmaker: Suyderhoef, Jonas
Publisher: Sandrart, Joachim I von
Painter: Sandrart, Joachim I von (After)




From a series of 14 plates, after Joachim von Sandrart's Twelve Months and other allegories of time for Schleissheim palace, near Munich, commissioned for Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria. The Latin text is by Caspar Barlaeus and the Dutch by Joost van den Vondel.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1645

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 30.K.9-10
Primary reference Number: 238751
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 11 ii/ii
Dutuit: 113
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Created: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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