Exhibitions/ Art Object

Plate 27: Proserpina gives Psyche the box of beauty, from 'The Fable of Cupid and Psyche'

Artist:
Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome, ca. 1530–60)
Artist:
After Michiel Coxie (I) (Netherlandish, Mechelen ca. 1499–1592 Mechelen)
Date:
1530–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 11/16 × 8 15/16 in. (19.6 × 22.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1961
Accession Number:
61.663.388
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered twice in lower left, along bottom two columns of description 'Addor mentata il can con la polenta ... / chiusa tosto se le rende.'
Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Bartsch XV.222.65(second version)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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