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Triumph of Galatea

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1490-1534 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Raimondi, Marcantonio (printer)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1048

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 45

Physical description

Triumph of Galatea; Galatea rises out of the sea in a chariot pulled by fantastical fish-like creatures or dolphins. Cupids with bows and arrows fly above and sea nymphs, centaurs and other figures do battle in the sea; From the fresco by Raphael in the Farnesina Palace; Engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1490-1534 (made)

Artist/maker

Raimondi, Marcantonio (printer)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

[empty tablet for a monogram]
bottom right

Object history note

After a fresco by Raphael in Villa Farnesina, Rome.

Descriptive line

Triumph of Galatea; Galatea rises out of the sea in a chariot pulled by fantastical fish-like creatures or dolphins; From the fresco by Raphael in the Farnesina Palace; Engraved by Marcantonio Raimondi; Italian School; ca. 1490-1534.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Cupids; The Sea; Chariot; Dolphins; Trumpet; Centaurs; Nymphs

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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