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Orpheus and Eurydice
Orpheus and Eurydice
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 138 x 189 mm (5 7/16 x 7 7/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.175 , Hellman no.68 as “Orpheus and Eurydice” by Ciro Ferri (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Former AFGA title: Cephalus and Procris;
Attribution:
Ann Sutherland Harris (1988): perhaps by Ribera;

Accession Number:
1963.24.87
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Noble Past, 1976-1977.

man running towards a woman on the ground, whose ankle is being bitten by a snake, another man being chased by a male figure (demon?) at upper right, a large bird rising through the water below a small figure falling from the sky, a crowned (?) figure half hidden in the clouds