Mercury rescues the disguised Io after beheading Argus

A work made of oil on canvas.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas.

Date:

c. 1690/95

Artist:

Johann Michael Rottmayr
Austrian, 1654-1730

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European Painting and Sculpture

Artist

Johann Michael Rottmayr

Title

Mercury rescues the disguised Io after beheading Argus

Origin

Austria

Date

1685–1700

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

32 × 49 1/2 in. (81.3 × 125.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacob S. Sherman

Reference Number

1961.37

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