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The story of Cupid and Psyche: the morning after Cupid's night-time visit, Psyche has her long hair tended by invisible nymphs. Engraving by the Master of the Die, 15--, after M. Coxie, 153-.

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


[Rome] : [publisher not identified], [between 1500 and 1599]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 20.2 x 23.3 cm


Levata la donzella al novo giorno ... à se medesma dice / Psiche chi vive piú di té felice:


['Raphael invenit' state a].

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 (no. 6 and no. 9)

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 48.10, p. 216
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 252, no. 10a, and p. 821

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 10 (shaded) and 10 (in clear)


Wellcome Library no. 2949029i



  • Italian

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