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.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Jean Duvet
- The Unicorn Purifying a Source
- Artist's working dates 1505–1570
- Etching and engraving on paper
- 223 × 399 mm (plate); 227 × 402 mm (sheet)
- Bequest of Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.