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The story of Cupid and Psyche: Venus, borne by dolphins and accompanied by tritons and nereids, is told by a seagull that her son Cupid is ill. Engraving by the Master of the Die, 15--, after M. Coxie, 153-.

  • Coxcie, Michel, 1499-1592.
Date
[between 1500 and 1599]
Reference
2944545i
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About this work

Publication/Creation

[Rome] : Ant. Sal. exc, [between 1500 and 1599]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 20.3 x 23.4 cm

Lettering

Venere in tanto sovra dui delphini ... Scottato geme per gran duol, che sente

Edition

['Raphael invenit' state c].

Creator/production credits

One in a series of prints after drawings attributed when first published to Raphael, but attributed by Vasari to Michiel Coxie. The engraving is attributed to the Master of the Die on the evidence of his monogram on the earliest state of two of the plates (nos. 6 and 9)

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 54.16, p. 218
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 253, no. 16c and p. 821

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 16 (shaded) and 15 (in clear)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2944545i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Italian


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