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The story of Cupid and Psyche: Psyche puts in order a store of agricultural equipment, sacred to Ceres, but Ceres refuses to help her to find Cupid. Engraving by the Master of the Die, 15--, 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 cm


Psiche cercando del marito l'orme ... Quivi lo star , sì, ch' invan parla, e priega


['Raphael invenit' state b].

Publications note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Vienna 1813, vol. XV, no. 57.19, p. 219
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 254, no. 19b and p. 822


Wellcome Library no. 2945723i

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 19 (shaded) and 19 (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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