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Iupiter tauri imagine Europam rapit (The Rape of Europa), pl. 21 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Iupiter tauri imagine Europam rapit (The Rape of Europa), pl. 21 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.4 x 12 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:
1989.1.154
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Euorpa on the back of a bull, swimming away from women wailing on the shore.