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St. Martina Refusing to Worship Jupiter, from the series The Martyrdom of St. Martina
St. Martina Refusing to Worship Jupiter, from the series The Martyrdom of St. Martina
Date:
17th–18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
23.2 x 33.6 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

SLL in the plate: Ant.us Cher.us Reatinus in. et. sculp.;
ILR in the plate: Sup. per.su;
ILC in the plate: Sistitur ante iovem dare thura recusat in ipsum Martinae imperium quis neget esse iovem;
Provenance:
LR recto, in the image: PL Peter Lely (L. 2092);
Paul Prouté, 7/25/75;
LL verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 24);
Sopher 17th c. catalogue no. 24

Accession Number:
1985.1.420
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

St. Martina gestures towards the sky, in the center of a group of soldiers and a priest at the altat of Jove, whose statue presides over a group of worshippers from the interior of a classical peristyle temple.