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Plate 86: The Birth of Hercules (Iuno compreßis genibus Alcumenae partum differt), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Artist:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Date:
1606
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 4 5/8 in. (10.4 × 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.3952
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered bottom center: Iuno compreßis genibus Alcumenae partum differt; lower left: 86.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVII.151.723
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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