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Erichtonius cistella laxata cernitur (Ericthonius Released From his Basket), pl. 14 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Erichtonius cistella laxata cernitur (Ericthonius Released From his Basket), pl. 14 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.5 x 11.8 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Ganymede Graphics, Berkeley, 1971;
Marcus Sopher;
On the verso, in ink, an Italian rendition of Ovid's stories pictured here, written when the illustrations were on a single large sheet (before being cut);

Accession Number:
1989.1.147
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

A small lizard-legged creature stands next to an open basket, surrounded by surprised women.