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Works of Art (28)

Amorini Celebrate the Rape of Proserpina, 1805–12, Francesco Rosaspina (Italian), after an oil painting by Francesco Albani (Italian), Engraving and etching (45.78.123)
Annibale Carracci Introduces Painting to Apollo and Minerva, Pietro Aquila (Italian), after a drawing by Carlo Maratta (Italian), Etching (51.501.2593)
Apollo and Daphne, ca. 1538–40, Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Medulic or Meldolla) (Italian, Venetian), Etching (26.70.3[195])
Apollo, Pegasus, and the Hippocrene Spring, mid-16th century, Angiolo Falconetto (Italian), after Giulio Romano (Italian, Roman, ca. 1499–1546), Etching (49.95.286)
Auricular Cartouche with Figures within a Strapwork Frame, from Veederley Veranderinghe van grotissen ende Compertimenten. Libro Primo, Johannes van Doetecum the Elder (Netherlandish) and Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish), after Cornelis Floris II (Netherlandish), Etching (59.642.32)
Bacchanal: The Satyr's Family, 1763, Jean Honoré Fragonard (French), Etching (1996.328.2)
Cadmus Fighting the Dragon Who Had Killed His Men, Léon Davent (French), after Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bolognese), Etching; sheet, trimmed within platemark (49.97.570)
Contest between Athena and Poseidon, ca. 1543, Antonio Fantuzzi (Italian, Bolognese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Etching; sheet, trimmed to platemark (49.97.589)
The Dream of Aeneas, ca. 1663–64), Salvator Rosa (Italian, Neapolitan), Etching with drypoint (
The Drunken Silenus, 1628, Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto) (Spanish), Etching with drypoint, engraving, and burnishing (22.67.14)
Fall of the Giants, 1663, Salvator Rosa (Italian), Etching with drypoint (24.63.1829)
Frontispiece for an album of the Société des Aquafortistes, 1865, Félix Bracquemond (French), Etching; second and final state (63.625.11)
The Garden of Venus, ca. 1631–37, Pietro Testa (Italian, Roman), Etching (26.70.3[44])
L'Autonne, ca. 1715–16, Faissar, after Antoine Watteau (French, Etching and engraving (28.113 (2), pl.52)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
The Muses on Mount Parnassus, 1542–43, Antonio Fantuzzi (Italian, Bolognese, active at Fontainebleau), Etching (49.97.585)
Nymph of Fontainebleau, ca. 1545–54, Pierre Milan (French), and René Boyvin (French), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Etching (32.105)
Pan Reclining before a Large Vase, published 1648, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian), Etching (17.50.17[464])
Perseus Saving Andromeda, ca. 1775, Giovanni David (Italian), Etching (2001.741)
Priapus and Lotis, third quarter of 16th century, Unidentified Sixteenth-Century Etcher (possibly Jacopo Bertoia, Italian, Parma), after Francesco Parmigianino (?) (Italian, Parma), Etching (27.78.1[26])
Psiche Curieuse, mid-1770s, Giovanni David (Italian), Etching and aquatint (1976.629)
The Rape of Proserpina, ca. 1760–95, Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, Bolognese), Etching (60.611.66)
The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, ca. 1640–42, Pietro Testa (Italian, Roman), Etching with drypoint (26.70.3[43])
A Satyr Family: From the series Scherzi di Fantasia, ca. 1743–57, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (1976.537[19])
Title page (in Latin) of Veelderhande Niewe Compartimente, Michiel Mosyn (Dutch), after Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Amsterdam: [Clement de Jonghe], Etching and engraving (32.123.32[2])
Ulysses at the Table of Circe: Plate 16 of The Odyssey of Homer Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman R.A., 1805, John Flaxman (British), Printmaker: James Parker (British), London, England, Etching (1977.595.53)
The Vampire, 1853, Charles Meryon (French), Etching in brown ink on green laid paper; fifth state of ten (29.107.108)
Venus Entrusting an Infant to Time, ca. 1758, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (57.619.5)