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The Triumph of Hymen
The Triumph of Hymen
Date:
early 17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
17.7 x 12.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

SLL in the plate: Il Coriolano f.;
IUL in the plate: Il Triofo d'Himeno;
Provenance:
Allen Woofsy, cat. 1 no. 55, 1975
LR verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 74)
Sopher 17th c. catalogue no. 74

Accession Number:
1987.1.164
Acquisition Date:
1987-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

The god Hymen, carrying the lighted torch of love, rides under a triumphal arch in a chariot pulled by lions, attended by putti, one of whom (blindfolded, for blind love) carries a shield bearing the arms of the Gessi and Peretti families.