The Unicorn Purifying a Source

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
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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.

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Artist

Jean Duvet

Title

The Unicorn Purifying a Source

Origin

France

Date

1505–1570

Medium

Etching and engraving on paper

Dimensions

223 × 399 mm (plate); 227 × 402 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.

Reference Number

1956.1058

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