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Semele divino Iovis concubitu occiditur (Semele's Wish), pl. 27 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Semele divino Iovis concubitu occiditur (Semele's Wish), pl. 27 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.6 x 11.9 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Ganymede Graphics, Berkeley, 1971;
Marcus Sopher

Accession Number:
1989.1.160
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Semele with her hand over her eyes and her skirt blowing open, stands before the cloud on which Jupiter and Juno sit with their attribute birds.