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The god Jupiter flanked by two scholars with winged heads and glasses. Engraving by E. Delaune, ca. 1560.

  • Delaune, Etienne, 1518?-1583.
Date
1560
Reference
25865i
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The god wears a crown, holds a rod and has an eagle between his feet. Below, two squirrels bow down within scrollwork

Publication/Creation

1560

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 7 x 5.4 cm

References note

André Linzeler, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du seizième siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome premier, Paris 1932, p. 288, no. 346 (Les divinités de la fable. Suite de six estampes à fond noir, de forme ovale sauf une. Chaque divinité est entourée d'arabesques. Au bas, au-dessous des compositions, sur les trois premières : "Cvm privilegio Regis. Stephanus. fecit." et sur les trois dernières: "Cum privilegio Regis. S. f.". 346. — 1. Jupiter. Il est debout, tourné vers la droite, son aigle à ses pieds. — H. 0m071—L. 0m056 …. Robert-Dumesnil, IX, p. 108, 359.")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25865i

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  • Latin


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