Apollo and the Muses


  • Title

    Apollo and the Muses

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Gérard de Lairesse (1641 - 1711)
    Jan Boeckhorst (c. 1604 - 1668)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1619 - 1668
  • Material and technique

    pen and brush in brown ink, extensively heightened with white (partly oxidised), lightly squared in black chalk for transfer, with added strips at the top, right and bottom, on paper (laid down)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 36.9 x 42.6 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1950.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Logan, Anne-Marie S, ‘Drawings by Jan Boeckhorst and Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert’, Cynthia P. Schneider, Shop talk : studies in honor of Seymour Slive : presented on his seventy-fifth birthday, 1 (Cambridge MA, Harvard University Art Museums, 1995), 159-163

Galen, Maria, Johann Boeckhorst: Gemälde und Zeichnungen, 1 (Hamburg / Baar, 2012), Z73

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