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Mercury and Argus. Etching by J.M. Galván Candela, 1875, after D. Velázquez.

  • Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660.
Date
[1875]
Reference
2498607i
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Description

Mercury (Hermes) holds a sword with which to kill the sleeping shepherd Argus

Publication/Creation

[Madrid] : [por una Sociedad de Artistas], [1875]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with aquatint ; platemark 13.8 x 21.8 cm

Lettering

Velázquez p.ó ; Galvan g.vó 1875

References note

Páez. Repertorio, 816-3 ; Museo del Prado, Catálogo de estampas, 1992, n. 1590 (citations from Biblioteca Nacional online catalogue)

Lettering note

Number top right "2"
Bears blind stamp, top centre of sheet: El grabador al agua fuerte, and impression number by hand in ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498607i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Spanish



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