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Cantus dulcedine Orpheus, saxa ferasqz demulcet (Orpheus Singing to the Wild Animals), pl. 92 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Cantus dulcedine Orpheus, saxa ferasqz demulcet (Orpheus Singing to the Wild Animals), pl. 92 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.4 x 11.8 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Ganymede Graphics, Berkeley, 1971;
Marcus Sopher;

Accession Number:
1989.1.219
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Orpheus with his violin serenades all kinds of animals, who gather around him beneath a tree.