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Galatea escaping Polyphemus; he is seated on a rock holding a staff and pipes and looking towards Galatea at right riding a shell pulled by two dolphins, Cupid flying above

Series/Portfolio:
Ancient Bas-Reliefs
Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th to early 17th century
Artist:
After Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 1/4 × 6 11/16 in. (10.8 × 17 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.570.296
Not on view
Copy of a print by Marco Dente, see 26.50.1(133).
B.XIV.182.224 (copy in reverse), Le Blanc.111.20
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.182.224, p. 182.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 20, p. 111.



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