Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plate 13: Psyche looking at Cupid, from the Story of Cupid and Psyche as told by Apuleius

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Cupid and Psyche as told by Apuleius
Artist:
Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Artist:
After Michiel Coxie (I) (Netherlandish, Mechelen ca. 1499–1592 Mechelen)
Publisher:
Antonio Salamanca (Salamanca 1478–1562 Rome)
Date:
1530–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 15 13/16 in. (26 × 40.2 cm) Plate: 7 11/16 × 9 1/4 in. (19.6 × 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.3(13)
Not on view
This book contains 32 plates bound together, 3 of which are by Agostino Veneziano.
Inscription: Lettered at lower left 'Ant. Sal. exc.'; at lower left 'Ve dila quì colferro, e'l lume ardente / sopra il bel, fanciullin di eitherea, / il qual trouando in luogo di seprente, / pentita lascia quel, che far uolea,'; at lower right 'piagasi un dito con unstral pungente, / e à mirar otrna il figlo dela dela, / che poi, che'l cocente oglio lorisuiglia / fugge uolando et ella a un pie s appiglia'; numbered at lower left '13'

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Victor Child Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey (British, 1845–1915)
B.XIV.191.238
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