standing nude male figure wearing a crown of wheat and holding a sheaf of wheat in his PL arm and a small bouquet of wheat in his PR hand; field workers harvesting in background at bottom; symbols for Leo, Cancer and Virgo in sky; skull with hair blowing wind in sky at right; round image

Allegory of Summer, 1589

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The Richard Lewis Hillstrom Fundexpand_more  2007.49.1.3

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Details
Title
Allegory of Summer
Artist Life
1558–1617
Role
Engraver
Accession Number
2007.49.1.3
Provenance
Private collection, United States; (Childs Gallery, Boston); sold to MIA, 2007.
Catalogue Raisonne
Hollstein 301 i/ii; Bartsch 141
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standing nude male figure wearing a crown of wheat and holding a sheaf of wheat in his PL arm and a small bouquet of wheat in his PR hand; field workers harvesting in background at bottom; symbols for Leo, Cancer and Virgo in sky; skull with hair blowing wind in sky at right; round image