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Print - 'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele,' &c.
  • 'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele,' &c.
    Dorigny, Nicholas Sir, born 1658 - died 1746
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'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele,' &c.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1693 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dorigny, Nicholas Sir, born 1658 - died 1746 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2530

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box B3

Physical description

Title plate of a set of eleven plates of The History of Cupid and Psyche, and the Triumph of Galatea, after the paintings from the designs of Raphael in the Farnesina Palace, Rome; Inscribed with the title 'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele', &c. 'Romae, 1693'; Title in a border, and a vignette on the left of the arms of the Farnese Family, with Fame and a river god for supporters.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

1693 (made)

Artist/maker

Dorigny, Nicholas Sir, born 1658 - died 1746 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele', &c. 'Romae, 1693'
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm page approx, Width: 76 cm page approx

Descriptive line

'Psyches et Amoris Nuptiæ ac Fabula a Raphaele,' &c.; Title plate of a set of eleven plates of The History of Cupid and Psyche, and the Triumph of Galatea, after the paintings from the designs of Raphael in the Farnesina Palace, Rome; Title in a border, and a vignette on the left of the arms of the Farnese Family, with Fame and a river god for supporters; By Nicholas Dorigny; French School; 1693.

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

Vignette; Title page; Coats of arms; River God

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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