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Print - Mercury and the Graces
  • Mercury and the Graces
    Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602
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Mercury and the Graces

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602 (print-maker)
    Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1328

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 2

Physical description

Mercury and the Graces; After Tintoretto; Print on paper; Inscribed 'Spectator si scire cupis' &c.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

second half of 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Carracci, Agostino, born 1557 - died 1602 (print-maker)
Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Spectator si scire cupis' &c.
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm page approx, Width: 33 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Mercury and the Graces; After Tintoretto; Print on paper; By Agostino Carracci; Italy; Second half of 16th century.

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

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Man; Women

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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