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Drawing - The Nymphs discovering Calisto's misfortune to Diana
  • The Nymphs discovering Calisto's misfortune to Diana
    Carwitham, Thomas
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The Nymphs discovering Calisto's misfortune to Diana

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1713-30 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carwitham, Thomas (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash drawings

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.76-1958

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 167, box A

Physical description

Pen and ink and wash illustration depicting the Nymphs discovering Calisto's misfortune to Diana. Inscribed in ink 'Met. lib. 2'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1713-30 (made)

Artist/maker

Carwitham, Thomas (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash drawings

Dimensions

Height: 14.7 cm, Width: 17.6 cm, Height: 5"3/4 in, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

Pen and ink and wash drawing by Thomas Carwitham depicting the Nymphs discovering Calisto's misfortune to Diana, an illustration to Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', Book II, lines 455-465. Great Britain, ca. 1713-1730.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1958

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Wash; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Mythology

Categories

Myths & Legends; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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