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Vase

Artist:
Based on an engraving in the 1676 translation by Isaac de Benserade
Date:
1680–1700
Culture:
French, Nevers
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
Height: 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902
Accession Number:
02.6.274
Not on view
The vase is decorated with a scene from the story of Atalanta and Milanion in Ovid's Metamorphoses, based on an engraving in the translation by the court poet Isaac Benserade (1613–1691) published in 1676 (see 34.17.1).
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1902; to MMA)
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