Publisher Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish, 1517 or 1518-1570
Title
  • Landscape with Mercury Holding the Head of Argus
Date 1558
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 7/8 × 13 inches (22.5 × 33 cm)
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (27.3 × 34.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Bernard F. Walker
Accession Number 68.8
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower center of image: Cock fecit 1558
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner of image: Mercurius Argum interficit.
1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)