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Mercury Chasing Two Harpies

A work made of pen and iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on thin tissue.
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  • A work made of pen and iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on thin tissue.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Peter Paul Rubens
Flemish, 1577-1640

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Unknown Italian

Title

Mercury Chasing Two Harpies

Origin

Flanders

Date

1597–1640

Medium

Pen and iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), over red chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on thin tissue

Dimensions

280 × 237 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.2012

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