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The Abduction of Dejanira, at center in the arms of the centaur Nessus, Hercules at right shooting the centaur with an arrow, Achelous reclining with his cornucopia at lower right

Artist:
Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)
Date:
ca. 1530–61
Medium:
Etching; first state of three
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 13/16 × 15 1/2 in. (25 × 39.3 cm) Sheet: 15 1/8 in. × 21 in. (38.4 × 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Kenneth Grebinar, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.377.70
Not on view
Kenneth Grebinar; Donor: Kenneth Grebinar
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 12, 2009–April 12, 2009.

Bartsch XVI.132.40.i; TIB 32[16], 196.40.i
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 40.i, p. 132.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 40.i, p. 196, ill.



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