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Ancient Relief with Hercules and the Mares of Diomedes (recto); Two Sketches: Draped Satyr and Winged Female Figure (verso)

A work made of pen and brown ink, with traces of red chalk (recto), and pen and brown ink (verso), on tan laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with traces of red chalk (recto), and pen and brown ink (verso), on tan laid paper.

Date:

1521/56

Artist:

After Girolamo Sellari, called Girolamo da Carpi
Italian, 1501-1556

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Artist

Girolamo da Carpi

Title

Ancient Relief with Hercules and the Mares of Diomedes (recto); Two Sketches: Draped Satyr and Winged Female Figure (verso)

Origin

Italy

Date

Artist's working dates 1521–1556

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with traces of red chalk (recto), and pen and brown ink (verso), on tan laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, across drawing, in pen and brown ink: "Equi Diomedes. / Hercules. / Equinus[?] / Aurus. / Podargus nel podarces. [?] / Lampon; Xanthus / Deinus. / vide Hypia fab. cap. 30. / in Herculis AFShi. [?] / nel giardino dalla valle; Diomedes Thracia rex"

Dimensions

166 × 289 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.4096

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