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The Unicorn Purifying a Source

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Jean Duvet
French, 1485-after 1561

About this artwork

The series History of the Unicorn, of which this engraving is a part, earned Duvet the title, “Master of the Unicorn.” Throughout the series, the unicorn serves as a symbol for Henry II and Diane de Poitiers.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Duvet

Title

The Unicorn Purifying a Source

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Artist's working dates 1505–1570

Medium

Etching and engraving on paper

Dimensions

Plate: 22.3 × 39.9 cm (8 13/16 × 15 3/4 in.); Sheet: 22.7 × 40.2 cm (8 15/16 × 15 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.

Reference Number

1956.1058

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