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River Landscape with the Fall of Icarus

Simon Novellanus (Netherlandish, 16th century) (Printmaker), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Flemish, ca. 1525-1569) (After)
Other Names:
Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish, 1545-1600) (Publisher)
River Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Alternate Titles:
INTER VTRVMQUE VOLA, MEDIO TVTISSIMUS IBIS. / Qui fuit vt tutas agitaret Dœdalus alas? / Icarus immensas nomine signet aquas? / Nempe quot hic alté, demissius ille volabat:/ Nam pennas ambo non habuere suas., FLY BETWEEN THE TWO; BY THE MIDDEL ROAD YOU WILL GO MOST SAFELY / How was it that Daedalus beat his wings most safely? / That Icarus gave the vast waters his name?/ Surely because one flew high but the other flew lower down:/ For neither of the two of them had wings of his own., Two River Landscapes with Mythological Subjects
ca. 1595
etching, engraving
Image: 10 13/16 x 13 1/4 in. (27.4 x 33.7 cm) Paper / Sheet: 89 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (227.4 x 33.7 cm)
Credit Line:
David McNeely Stauffer Collection.
Print Collection
Object Number:
Catalogue Raisonne
Bastalaer 2(i); Le Blanc 6; New Hollstein A5