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Draco Martius Cadmi socios depascit (Cadmus' Men Killed by the Serpent), pl. 22 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Draco Martius Cadmi socios depascit (Cadmus' Men Killed by the Serpent), pl. 22 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.5 x 11.8 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Ganymede Graphics, Berkeley, 1971;
Marcus Sopher;
On the verso, in ink, an Italian rendition of Ovid's stories pictured here, written when the illustrations were on a single large sheet (before being cut);

Accession Number:
1989.1.155
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

A winged dragon gobbling up men by a riverbank while others flee.