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The Triumph of Amphitrite

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    second half of 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (print-maker)
    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood-cut print on paper, with a wash of bistre, to imitate a drawing, and the outline strengthened with brush-work

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1378

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 39

Physical description

The Triumph of Amphitrite, who is riding on dolphins and attended by Cupids; After Luca Cambiaso; A wood-cut print on paper, the shadows put in with a wash of bistre, to imitate a drawing, and the outline strengthened with the brush.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

second half of 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (print-maker)
Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

wood-cut print on paper, with a wash of bistre, to imitate a drawing, and the outline strengthened with brush-work

Descriptive line

The Triumph of Amphitrite, who is riding on dolphins and attended by Cupids; After Luca Cambiaso; A wood-cut print on paper, with a wash of bistre, to imitate a drawing, and the outline strengthened with brush-work; Print-maker unknown; 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; Bistre

Techniques

Wood-cutting; Brush-work; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Woman; Dolphins; Cupids

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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