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: 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

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