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The story of Cupid and Psyche: Venus goes to Cupid's bedroom and reproaches him; left, she complains about him to Juno and Ceres. Engraving by the Master of the Die, 15--, after M. Coxie, 153-.

Coxcie, Michel, 1499-1592.
[between 1500 and 1599]
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[Rome] : [publisher not identified], [between 1500 and 1599]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 20.1 x 23.2 cm


La dea tornata con gran villania ... Duolsi di questo, e 'l loro aiuo chere.


['Raphael invenit' state a, but with numeration 17/17 instead of 17/18].

Publications note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 55.17, pp. 218-219
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, pp. 253-254, no. 17a and p. 821


Wellcome Library no. 2950100i

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 17 (shaded) and 17 (in clear)

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)



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