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(Above) Zeuxis painting the portrait of Juno from the features of five different women; (below) Parrhasius deceives onlookers with a painting of a veil over a painting, and birds with a painting of grapes. Etching by J.J. von Sandrart after J. von Sandrart.

  • Sandrart, Joachim von, 1606-1688
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view (Above) Zeuxis painting the portrait of Juno from the features of five different women; (below) Parrhasius deceives onlookers with a painting of a veil over a painting, and birds with a painting of grapes. Etching by J.J. von Sandrart after J. von Sandrart.

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Credit: (Above) Zeuxis painting the portrait of Juno from the features of five different women; (below) Parrhasius deceives onlookers with a painting of a veil over a painting, and birds with a painting of grapes. Etching by J.J. von Sandrart after J. von Sandrart. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 29.7 x 20.1 cm

Lettering

Composuit Zeuxes Iunonem e quinque puellis ; Parrhasius velo, volucris ceu fallitur uva. Ioh: Iac: de Sandrart fecit

References note

Bryan's dictionary of painters and engravers (ed. G.C. Williamson) London 1934, vol V, p. 17

Lettering note

Lettering in pencil on recto: Bryan page 745 vol. II
Lettering in pencil on verso: AD 1683
Bears letter on top right: C

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34375i

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