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Phaeton from The Four Disgracers
Phaeton from The Four Disgracers
Date:
1588
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
32 x 31.2 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Friedrich August, King of Saxony; Dresden Print Cabinet; Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, Auction 4, Nov. 1964. no. 158

Accession Number:
1964.142.109
Acquisition Date:
1964-11-02
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Foreground: muscular nude man falling through air toward mountain; water; city burns; other falling things, horses, wheel, broken chariot.