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Perseus occisa bellua Andromedam liberat( Perseus Rescuing Andromeda), pl. 40 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Perseus occisa bellua Andromedam liberat( Perseus Rescuing Andromeda), pl. 40 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:
1989.1.173
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Andromeda, chained to a rock, is threatened by a large sea monster, while Pegasus carrying Perseus on his back arrives from the sky.