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Jupiter Presiding over the Sciences: P.1671-1991

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Jupiter Presiding over the Sciences
Gods of the Seven Planets


Printmaker: Saenredam, Jan
Designer: Goltzius, Hendrik (After)
Publisher: Valck, Gerard (Probably)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1596 - 1700



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 254 mm Width 176 mm
Sheet Height 355 mm Width 239 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: [astrological symbol of Jupiter]
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Symbol
  • Text: 2
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Verses by C. Shonaeus

  • Text: Artibus exorno varijs ego Jupiter orbem, / Omnis et e nostro manat Sapientia fonte.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 2
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: a
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1671-1991
Primary reference Number: 83143
Bartsch: 74
Illustrated Bartsch: 74
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 51 II/II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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