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Jupiter and Alcmene and Nymphs and Satyrs on a Frieze Medallion, Study for Decoration of a Frame

A work made of etching and soft ground in black on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching and soft ground in black on cream laid paper.

Date:

1907–08

Artist:

Theodore Roussel
French, worked in England, 1847-1926

About this artwork

Roussel made two separate etched studies of medallion designs for the Comedy Pattern Frame before incorporating the figural and grapevine images into the large etching plate for the frame itself.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Theodore Roussel

Title

Jupiter and Alcmene and Nymphs and Satyrs on a Frieze Medallion, Study for Decoration of a Frame

Place

England (Artist's nationality)

Date

1907–1908

Medium

Etching and soft ground in black on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 3.5 × 8 cm (1 7/16 × 3 3/16 in.); Plate: 5 × 8 cm (2 × 3 3/16 in.); Sheet: 5.5 × 8 cm (2 3/16 × 3 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Meg and Mark Hausberg

Reference Number

2011.508

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