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Sacrifice to Priapus

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Sacrifice to Priapus

16th century
16th century

Master of the Die, Italian, b. ca. 1512
Possibly after Raphael, Italian, (1483–1520)
Possibly after Giulio Romano, Italian, (probably 1499–1546)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: First of three states, rare state before alterations on the statue of Priapus
Print impression quality: Brilliant impression
Marks: Signed in the plate: “B” on a cube
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Goldner and Dr. F.A. Lieberg collections (Lugt 1681 ter)
Bibliography: Bartsch 27 i (vol. 15, p. 203); Passavant 27 (vol. 6, p. 99).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1952
Accession Number: 1952.D1.7a

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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.]
  • print states

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