Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Wedding of Cupid and Psyche,

Engraving on laid paper

Third of four states

Print impression quality: Fine

Dimensions (Plate): 360 x 232 mm (14.2 x 9.1 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “G MF” (in monogram) 1574; "Iulius Ro./In" on tablet; "Nicolo van Aelst for. Rome," lower right

Watermark: IH (?S) surmounted by cross, in circle

Accession number: 1980.7.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1980

Bibliography: Bartsch 45 (vol. 15); Thieme-Becker vol. 13, p. 564; Boorsch 50; P. Lemarchand, L’Amour des Dieux, figs. 735 and 736, first and bowdlerized second states.

Work Type: print

Related Works: After the painting by Giulio Romano at the Palazzo del Te. Note Etruscan funerary sculpture as basis for figures reclining on couch.

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