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The story of Cupid and Psyche: the west wind carries Psyche from the mountain top and lays her gently outside a palace in the valley. 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] : Ant. Sal. exc, [between 1500 and 1599]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 19.7 x 23.4 cm


Zephir le gonfia, come vela in nave ... Lavati, è corca, è polscia à cena andrai.


['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, i.e. the present plate, and 9)

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 44.6, pp. 214-215
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 251, no. 6c, and p. 820

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 6 (shaded) and 6 (in clear)


Wellcome Library no. 2940395i



  • Italian

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