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Das Meerwunder (Sea Monster)
Artist:
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engrav Ing
Dimensions:
25.7 x 19.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.34224
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A voluptuous young nude woman with flowing hair is abducted by a sea-monster, a horned creature (Poseidon, Neptune, triton) half-man and half-fish carrying a tortoise shell as a shield. On shore her companions scream for help as her father shouts a protest A castle and village rise above the sea. A ship sails by under a cloudy sky.

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