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Apollo and the Python, after Bernardo Buontalenti's stage design for the third intermezzo of the festivities for the marriage of Ferdinando I de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine
Apollo and the Python, after Bernardo Buontalenti's stage design for the third intermezzo of the festivities for the marriage of Ferdinando I de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine
Date:
ca. 1589
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving And Etching
Dimensions:
24.2 x 34.5 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.1.326
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Apollo as a winged god with a sword descends into a forest clearing in which a large dragon has appeared amongst a gathering of men, women and children.