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Pygmalion with his statue of a woman that comes to life. Engraving by J.N. Laugier, 1824, after A.L. Girodet-Trioson, 1819.

  • Girodet-Trioson, Anne-Louis, 1767-1824.
Date
1824
Reference
11563i
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The scupture is identified differently in different sources: as Venus (Aphrodite), as a nymph, as a woman called Galatea, as Elise (by Goethe), etc. Cupid mediates between Pygmalion and the sculpture

Publication/Creation

1824

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching

Lettering

A.L. Girodet-Trioson 1819. J.N. Laugier, 1824.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11563i

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