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Venus Ordering Psyche to Seek Water from a Fountain Guarded by Dragons, Proof from the series the Fable of Psyche
Venus Ordering Psyche to Seek Water from a Fountain Guarded by Dragons, Proof from the series the Fable of Psyche
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16th century
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Not on display
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Engraving
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19.4 x 22.7 cm (image)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1975.1.151
Acquisition Date:
1975-01-01
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Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Psyche kneels before Venus who hands her a basin to bring to a fountain guarded by dragons; at the top of a hill Psiche kneels by the fountain with Jupiter's eagle.