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Polyhymnia

Series/Portfolio:
The Muses and the Three Great Goddesses
Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Artist:
After Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)
Artist:
After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bologna 1504/5–1570 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1540–45
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 8 5/8 × 6 11/16 in. (21.9 × 17 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.1880
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, lower left (partially visible, part of sheet trimmed): 'invienteur a Fonteine', middle right: Polyhymnia in Greek characters, lower right: 'Signat cuta mami, logturaz Polymnia gestu'
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Zerner LD no. 31 (copy)
Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. 31 (copy).



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