Hieronymus Cock (around 1510-1570)

Mercury and Argus The Netherlands, around 1558 Etching 227 x 324 mm In this print, the narrative of Mercury and Argus (from Ovid’s Metamorphoses) is dwarfed by the fantastic landscape. In keeping with Flemish tradition, Cock depicts all elements of nature: woodland, mountain ranges, river, fields and animals. This print features Mercury attempting to lull the … Read more