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Abduction of Proserpine

16th century
310 x 210 mm (12.2 x 8.3 in.)

Albrecht Dürer, German, (1471–1528)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed from an iron plate on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very fine; clear and cleanly wiped
Marks: Signed in plate on cloud: monogram and date
Marks: Watermark: Anchor in circle, M. 171
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: J.A. Boerner (Lugt 269, verso); H.A. Cornill-d’Orville (Lugt 529, verso)
Bibliography: Bartsch 72; Joseph Meder 67, without rust marks (though they do appear; watermark matches “without…” category); P. 179; Campbell Dodgson 83.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.D1.126

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This object has the following keywords:
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • unicorns - From TGM:

  • plate Dimensions: 310 x 210 mm (12.2 x 8.3 in.)

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