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The Farnese Bull with Dirce, Zethus and Amphion

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1581

Artist:

Diana Scultori
Italian, c. 1536–c. 1590

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Artist

Diana Scultori

Title

The Farnese Bull with Dirce, Zethus and Amphion

Origin

Italy

Date

1581

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower left, in plate, in image: "DIANA MANTUANA IN / CIDEBAT ROMAE, 1881"; printed lower center, in plate, below image: "INGENTEM DIRCEM QUAM... / ...PATRIS IN AEDE SITE EST"; inscribed lower center, in plate, below image: "Claudii Duchetti Formis"; inscribed verso, lower left in graphite: “B 37 / ARG 19516”; other faint or illegible graphite notations on verso

Dimensions

369 × 272 mm (image); 398 × 272 (sheet, timed within platemark)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Fund

Reference Number

2015.215

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