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Apollo pursuing Daphne, whose toes take the form of tree roots, a round composition, reverse copy after a series of engravings by Cherubino Alberti of mythological scenes after Polidoro da Caravaggio

Artist:
Anonymous
Artist:
After Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Publisher:
Samuel Sympson (ca. 1720–1751)
Date:
ca. 1550–1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 5/16 x 5 9/16 in. (16 x 14.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.125.3
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered at upper right: '9.' Lettered in lower margin: 'Polydorus de Caravagio In. / S. Sympson Exc.' Inscribed in a later hand: 'Apollo and Daphne.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
B.XVII.79.87 (reverse copy); Manescalchi 119 (reverse copy)
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Roberto Manescalchi Cherubino Alberti La luce incisa. Florence, 2007.



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