Allegory of Learning

Allegory of Learning
Allegory of Learning
Artist:
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
15.7 x 19 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Christopher Mendez August 1977; M.S. Sopher (his stamp LL on verso);
Sopher 17th c. catalogue no. 62 as Allegorical Figure with Cupid

Accession Number:
1995.124.34
Acquisition Date:
1995-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

seated female figure, holding a compass in her left hand, a panel in her right, book behind her, attentive winged figure with mortar and pestle, ewer and vegetables (carrots?) at lower right;

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