Description: Arched rectangular central panel, bead edging, female figure, her right arm raised, sitting on a bull; arched rectangular border, fillet edging, swags of fruit bunches suspended from ribbon, inscription below central panel; on top, symmetrical floral swirls and flowers; plain panel at bottom.
Notes: The image is of Europa being carried away to Crete by Zeus disguised as a bull.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: 16 NDW 97
Current location: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: HA105015 (part of the Brighton Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- 'Dutch' NDW series