Exhibitions/ Art Object

Venus ordering Psyche to take water from a fountain guarded by dragons, from the 'Fable of Cupd and Psyche'

Artist:
Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome, ca. 1530–60)
Artist:
Michiel Coxie (I) (Netherlandish, Mechelen ca. 1499–1592 Mechelen)
Date:
1530–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (19.7 × 21.6 cm) Plate: 6 9/16 × 8 9/16 in. (16.7 × 21.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.337
Not on view
Inscription: Eight lines in two blocks inscribed in pen and brown ink along bottom: 'Nel poggio ... / ... molte tenuto' and '24' lower left.

Marking: Albertina's stamp on the verso.
Bartsch XV.224.71
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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