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Plate 128: Galatea and Acis Embracing, while Polyphemus Sings for Galatea (Acidis, Galateaeq, furtivi concubitus), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Artist:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Date:
1606
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 in. × 4 1/2 in. (10.2 × 11.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.3979
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered bottom center: Acidis, Galateaeq, furtivi concubitus.; lower left: 128.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVII.151.765
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

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