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Augustus: 30.K.9-13

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August (a bearded man holding a scythe and harvesting wheat in foreground, other farmers gathering wheat and ploughing in background; a maiden symbolizing Virgo in the sky)
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.9-13
Primary reference Number: 238753
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 13 ii/ii
Dutuit: 115
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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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