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The Rape of Europa and Mercury and the Three Graces

Watchmaker: Lambertus Vrythoff (recorded 1724–69)

Artist:
after paintings by Simon Vouet (French, Paris 1590–1649 Paris)
Date:
case ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750
Culture:
French, probably Paris case with Dutch, The Hague watch
Medium:
Case and dial: enameled gold; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Dimensions:
Diam. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1413
194007:19

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