BOS, Cornelis
(b. ca. 1506, 's-Hertogenbosch, d. 1555, Groningen)

Female herm

Engraving, 243 x 179
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Cornelis Bos (also spelt Bosch) was a Netherlandish printmaker. Beginning in the early 1540s, he produced numerous prints with outlandish inventions in which there are endless variations on the strapwork. One common motif in Bos's work are satyrs completely confined by strapwork.