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Ausonii Tetrastichon

Author
Vianen, Jan.
Title
Ausonii Tetrastichon.
Format
Image
Published
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Description
12 prints: 12x7inches(plate size); 18x12.5inches (matted and framed).
Summary
Collection of 12 prints by Jan Van Vianen, titled “Ausonii Tetrastichon” (Tetrastichs of Ausonius, or The Twelve Months of the Year), depicting clothed and nude allegorical figures representing each month of the year, with a 4-line stanza in Latin by the Gallo-Roman poet Decimus Magnus Ausonius (c.310-395) below each image, 18th century, engravings, 12 x 7 inches (plate size), 18 x 12.5 inches (matted and framed).
Kinsey subjects
Art forms. Nudes in art. Calendars. Symbolism.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
2014.92.1-12
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art