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Print - Cupid Cutting His Bow

Cupid Cutting His Bow

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steen, Franciscus van der (printmaker)
    Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2232

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 80

Physical description

Cupid Cutting His Bow; From a picture in the Belvedere Gallery at Vienna by Parmigianino; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (possibly, made)

Date

mid 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Steen, Franciscus van der (printmaker)
Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Object history note

The picture by Parmagianino, that this print is from, has previously been falsely attributed to Correggio.

Descriptive line

Cupid Cutting His Bow; From a picture in the Belvedere Gallery at Vienna by Parmigianino; Print on paper; By Hendrick Snyers; Flemish School; Mid 17th 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

Bow; Cupid

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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