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Apollo Flaying Marsyas

A work made of pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory wove card.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory wove card.

Date:

c. 1545

Artist:

Attributed to Luca Cambiaso
Italian, 1527-1585

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Luca Cambiaso

Title

Apollo Flaying Marsyas

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1540–1550

Medium

Pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory wove card

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, center on mount, in graphite: "Apollo flaying Marsyas / Basher Ave [?] 1523 / May 2 / 1842"; lower left, in graphite: "Luca Cambiaso / or / Cangiagio / B. 1527 D. 1585"

Dimensions

39.2 × 23.4 cm (15 7/16 × 9 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.557

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