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On the disposal of wealth: Illustration to Horace, Carmina III, 40-45

Veen, Otto van (painter)

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On the disposal of wealth: Illustration to Horace, Carmina III, 40-45


Veen, Otto van (painter) [ULAN info: Dutch artist, 1556-1629]







Technique Description

grisaille oil over graphite on paper marouflé on oak panel


height: 18.5 cm
width: 14.7 cm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1980 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

sale, Christie's, 11 December 1979 (lot 220)


  1. signature
    Position: verso
    Content: Otho Vaenius pinxit


  1. McGrath, Elizabeth Taking Horace at his word; two abandoned designs for Otto van Veen's "Emblemata Horatiana", Köln: Dumont Buchverlag [page: 121]
    Source title: Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch (1994)
    [comments: fig. 9]

Accession Number

PD.12-1980 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 2090; Input Date: 2000-02-09 / Last Edit: 2010-06-17)

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