Artist Christian Gottfried Schultze, German, 1749-1819
Artist after Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669
Artist after Crescentius Josephus Jac Seydelmann, German, 1750-1829
  • Ganymede in the Talons of the Eagle
Date 18th/19th Century
Medium Engraving printed in black on wove paper
Dimensions plate: 25 x 17 5/8 in.
63.4 x 44.7 cm
sheet: 27 3/4 x 22 1/2 in.
70.4 x 57.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.52
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Rembrand pinx. Seydelmann del.; lower right: C.G. Schultze Sculp. Dresdae.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Rembrand, / dalla Galleria Elettorale di Dresda. / Alto piedi 6. onc. 2 1/2. largo piedi 4. onc. 6 1/2.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Rembrand, / de la Gallerie Electorale de Dresde. / large de 6. pieds 2 1/2. pouc. haut 4. pie. 6 1/2. pouc.; lower left corner: T. III.; lower right corner: No,, 2.; in black ink below Schultze's name: b. 1730-; after Rembrand \sic!, lower right: 1608-1669 / (Lyden); lower center: Ganymede, transported to Olympus by the Eagle of Jupiter; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard. / 1892. in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 64
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 319.