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The story of Cupid and Psyche: the people admire the three beautiful daughters of a king and queen, and especially Psyche; above, Venus shows her jealousy. Engraving by the Master of the Die, ca. 154-, 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 19.9 x 23.2 cm


D'un re, & d'una regina tre donzelle ... per chi facci vendetta nel suo honore.


['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. 40.2, p. 213
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 250, no. 2c, and p. 820

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 3 (shaded) and 2 (in clear)


Wellcome Library no. 2940387i



  • Italian

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