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Ceres making love to a horse (Neptune); representing the joining of the land and the sea. Engraving by B. Picart, 1708.

Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733.
Date
1708
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Description

On a seashore, under a cliff. Ceres has ears of corn in her hair, and a scythe by her side. A cupid holds Neptune's trident. In the sea is his empty scallop-chariot, drawn by horses with Tritons

Publication/Creation

1708

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 11.3 x 13.7

Lettering

Inventé et dessiné par B. Picart, 1708

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2853401i

Languages

  • French


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