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Venus Ordering Psyche to Seek Water From a Fountain Guarded by Dragons

A work made of engraving in warm brown ink on ivory laid paper, attached to ivory laid paper along right margin.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving in warm brown ink on ivory laid paper, attached to ivory laid paper along right margin.

Date:

1530/40

Artist:

Master of the Die (Italian, active c. 1530-1560)
after Michiel Coxcie I (Flemish, 1499-1592)
in turn, inspired by Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (Italian, 1483-1520)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Master of the Die

Title

Venus Ordering Psyche to Seek Water From a Fountain Guarded by Dragons

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

1530–1540

Medium

Engraving in warm brown ink on ivory laid paper, attached to ivory laid paper along right margin

Dimensions

Image/primary support cut within platemark: 16.7 × 22.1 cm (6 5/8 × 8 3/4 in.); Sheet, with attached sheet at right: 16.7 × 30.2 cm (6 5/8 × 11 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Stanley Field, Everett D. Graff, and John H. Wrenn Memorial Endowments

Reference Number

2001.493.33

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