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Ulysses, Mercury and Circe
Ulysses, Mercury and Circe
Artist:
Date:
1607
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
25.7 x 44.9 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.30961
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Classical figures and architecture. Reclining draped female figure on pedestal with frieze and urns. Central male figure in Roman military attire grips staff. At his waist, winged, headless animal. These figures face each other and embrace a bowl. Behind the central male figure, another male figure with winged helmet and heels, and rod, holds a small cluster of leaves above the bowl. At left, reclining male figure with animal (bull) head, shields his face and peeks at other figures over his shoulder. Background: Classical arches and ballustrade.