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Frieze with Tritons and Nymphs

Artist:
Girolamo Mocetto (Italian, ca. 1470–1531)
Date:
ca. 1470–1531
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 5/16 × 12 1/2 in. (11 × 31.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.570.31
Not on view
Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp; truncated at bottom center of recto, Friedrich August II de Saxe (L. 971)
Label on mat: The fantasy of the Italian Renaissance played with whimsical / variations on the themes of antique Roman reliefs.
Friedrich August II of Saxony (1797–1854); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 5, 2001–January 28, 2002.

Bartsch XIII.101.7; Hind II.169.17 ii
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