Artist Johannes Collaert, Netherlandish, 1540-1622
Artist after Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish, 1523-1605
Publisher Adriaen Collaert, Netherlandish, 1560-1618
  • Venus and Mars
Date between 1540 and 1622
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 5/8 × 7 1/8 inches (24.4 × 18.1 cm)
Sheet: 10 × 7 1/2 inches (25.4 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S312
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: Ioannes Collaert Sculpsit
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right of image: Adrianus Collaert excudit.
Inscribed, below image, lower center: VENVS ET MAVORS | Ex Lucretio | Ioannes Stadanus Belga faciebat Florentiae.
Inscribed, in plate, below inscription: [Latin inscription]
Inscribed, in pencil, center lower margin: Venus & Mars
Inscribed, in brown ink, lower right corner, following initials, OE.: [numeric notation]
June 1885, N.C. Perkins;
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)