Rape of Proserpina

A work made of pen and black ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (oxidized), on lunette-shaped cream laid paper prepared with yellow wash, squared in graphite, laid down on cream laid card.
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  • A work made of pen and black ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (oxidized), on lunette-shaped cream laid paper prepared with yellow wash, squared in graphite, laid down on cream laid card.

Date:

1550/59

Artist:

Unknown Artist
Italian, mid-16th century

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Artist

Unknown Northern Italian

Title

Rape of Proserpina

Origin

Italy

Date

1550–1559

Medium

Pen and black ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (oxidized), on lunette-shaped cream laid paper prepared with yellow wash, squared in graphite, laid down on cream laid card

Dimensions

372 x 250 mm (max.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.923

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