Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Melpomene

Series/Portfolio:
The Muses and the Three Great Goddesses
Artist:
Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)
Artist:
After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bologna 1504/5–1570 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1540–45
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 7 15/16 × 5 7/8 in. (20.2 × 15 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.562
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, lower left: 'Bologna / LD'

Marking: Stamped in black ink, bottom right: 'Doublette der Albertina'
Graphische Sammlung Albertina; Vendor: Graphische Sammlung Albertina
Zerner LD no. 36
Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. 36.



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