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Drawing, Sketchbook Page with The Last Judgment

This is a drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and collaborator: Luigi Alamanni. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and brown wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.6 × 11.3 cm (5 3/4 × 4 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: "Continuoq(ue) avidis ubi subdita flamma medullis / vere magis, quia vere calor redit ossibus. illae / ore omnes verae in Zephyru(m) stant rupibus altis / exceptantq(ue) leves auras, et saepe sine ulllis / coniugiis vento gravidae, mirabile dictu / saxa p(er) et scopulos, et depressas convalles / diffugiunt, non Eure tuos, neq(ue) solis ad ortus / in Borea(m) cauru(m)q(ue), aut unde nigerrimus Auster / nascitur, et pluvio contristat frigore caelum." From Virgil, Georgica III, 271-280 "Quando di pr(ima)vera il calore torna nell' ossa [...]" (italian translation of first two latin line) All in handwriting of Luigi Alamanni

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketchbook Page with The Last Judgment; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and ink, brush and brown wash on paper; H x W: 14.6 × 11.3 cm (5 3/4 × 4 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-117

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